More bones: scary stories from around the world

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2008.
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Ready for scary?!

Shhh! Have you heard about the man who marries . . . a corpse?! Or what about the magic school where one student in every class is never allowed to leave? Or the beautiful red-haired maiden whose hair is actually serpents? Many of these tales go back hundreds of years and to the farthest corners of the earth, but as diverse as they are, they also reveal one important truth: everyone loves a scary story. The authors have dug deeply?from Egypt to Iceland?to find the spookiest stories forMore Bones. Listen! Can you hear the bones beginning to rattle?

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display_description Can you escape from an evil wizard? Can you outrun a corpse? Can you learn secrets from a severed head? These terrifying questions, and many more, enliven twenty-two tales collected from around the world and retold. From China to Egypt, and Spain to Hawaii, people have gathered for generations to listen to spooky stories that make the backs of their necks prickle. You can share their nightmares of monstrous sea ghosts with sharp green teeth, women with blood-red hair that turns into snakes, skulls that defy death, and treasure chambers that can trap you inside forever. In huts and palaces, by campfires and hearths, people huddle close together to hear these tales. But if you read them alone, beware!
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table_of_contents Story to tell (Ireland) -- Courting Astriah (Germany) -- Shaggy gray arm (Iceland) -- Prince's fate (Egypt) -- Headless horseman (Ireland) -- Knife (Germany) -- Werewolf in the forest (Eastern Europe) -- Secret (Italy) -- Severed head (Persia) -- Dangerous dead (China) -- Haunted bell (Spain) -- Gruesome test (Japan) -- Enchanted cave (Spain) -- Witch of the woods (Eastern Europe) -- Wishes gone awry (Scotland) -- Ghost of the rainbow maiden (Hawaii) -- Wife's tale (China) -- Youth without age (Turkey) -- Haunted violin (Germany) -- Evil sea ghost (Norway) -- Peasant's revenge (Germany) -- Wizard's apprentice (Eastern Europe).
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