Freaky Tales from Far and Wide




Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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A collection of seven freaky tales from around the world will delight youngsters as they read about the odd assortment of animals that live together in a horse's skull, a brave blackbird that declares war on a king, and more. 10,000 first printing.

Tales, Tellers and Texts

Author: Gabrielle Cliff Hodges

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 162

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With the government's increased attention to literacy in education, the role of narrative in children's experience is under as intense scrutiny as ever. This book explores the wide range of narratives currently available and what can happen when children engage with them.

What Do Children and Young Adults Read Next?

A Reader's Guide to Fiction for Children and Young Adults

Author: Janis Ansell

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 750

View: 119

Lists books by subject and title and recommends what book children and young adults should read next based on their previous likes and dislikes.

Dramatic Romances

Author: Robert Browning

Publisher: Library of Alexandria



Page: 307

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Tales of Mystery, Imagination, and Humour

And Poems

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 282

View: 158

This illustrated 1852 collection of Edgar Allan Poe's stories and poems is a lavish exploration of the strange and the supernatural.

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 934

Classic tales of mystery, terror, imagination, and suspense from the celebrated master of the macabre. This volume gathers together fourteen of Edgar Allan Poe's richest and most influential tales, including: “The Pit and the Pendulum,” his reimagining of Inquisition tortures; “The Tell-Tale Heart,” an exploration of a murderer’s madness, which Stephen King called “the best tale of inside evil ever written”; “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Poe’s tour de force about a family doomed by a grim bloodline curse; and his pioneering detective stories, “The Purloined Letter” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” featuring a rational investigator with a poetic soul. Also included is Poe’s only full-length novel, Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. With an Introduction by Stephen Marlowe and an Afterword by Regina Marler