Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a series of three collections of short horror stories for children. It was written by Alvin Schwartz and originally illustrated by Stephen Gammell.

In 2011, HarperCollins published editions with new art by Brett Helquist.[1][2] The titles of the books are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1981), More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (1984), and Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones (1991).

A movie version was released on August 9, 2019.

There is also an audiobook version of each book, read by George S. Irving.

As of 2017, the books had collectively sold more than seven million copies.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: Gammell vs. Helquist". Adventuresinpoortaste.com. 2011-12-18. Retrieved 2013-09-23.
  2. Woerner, Meredith (1 February 2012). "Publishers destroy Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark's amazing artwork". gizmodo.com/. Gawker Media. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  3. Scheck, Frank. "'Scary Stories': Film Review". Retrieved 10 July 2019.