The 3 classic books included in this set are:
1. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Synopsis - This spooky book is first in the series of Shwartz's popular books on American folklore is filled with tales of eerie horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright. From "The Ghost of the Bloody Fingers" to "The Hook" and "The Big Toe" (tales for which campfires are made), Schwartz offers a collection of stories from American folklore. Besides sending a chill up the reader's spine, the book provides careful documentation, lists of sources, and useful bibliographies for the retold stories.
2. More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Book 2) Synopsis –Enter the second frightening world of Scary Stories if you dare. A collection of folklorist Alvin Schwartz's most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Stephen Gammell. This book had more traditional stories and modern frightening tales of ghosts, witches, vampires, poltergeists, mad killers, "jump" stories, and scary songs that will give you the heebie-jeebies.
3. Scary Stories 3 : More Tales to Chill Your Bones - Synopsis – Be careful . . . Alvin Schwartz's last book in his trilogy of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark may be his most frightening yet. It’s another group of short tales reworked from regional ghost stories and urban legends. From an unnerving scarecrow named Harold that comes to life to a dog that's more than a little odd, Schwartz's book will make sure that you get a good shiver down your spine and perhaps a few hours less sleep.
It’s the same set of classic books you remember as a kid with the same disturbing illustrations
All books written by Alvin Schwartz
Illustrated by Stephen Gammell (The original artist)