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by Paul G. Hoffman,S. E. Schlosser

ePub Spooky South: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore download
Author:
Paul G. Hoffman,S. E. Schlosser
ISBN13:
978-0762730636
ISBN:
0762730633
Language:
Publisher:
Globe Pequot; 1st edition (May 1, 2004)
Category:
Subcategory:
Americas
ePub file:
1387 kb
Fb2 file:
1880 kb
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Rating:
4.4
Votes:
339

South Carolina folklore traditions are kept alive in these expert retellings by master storyteller S. E. Schlosser and through artist Paul Hoffman’s evocative illustrations.

South Carolina folklore traditions are kept alive in these expert retellings by master storyteller S. You’ll meet ghosts, boo hags, and evil spirits; hear things that go bump in the night; and feel an icy wind on the back of your neck on a warm summer evening.

Pull up a chair and gather round the campfire and get ready for thirty creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences from times past. Set in small, southern towns, hard to reach islands, and sparsely populated backwoods, the stories in this entertaining and compelling collection will have you looking over your shoulder again and again.

Paul G. Hoffman trained in painting and printmaking, with his first extensive illustration work on assignment in Egypt . Hoffman trained in painting and printmaking, with his first extensive illustration work on assignment in Egypt, drawing ancient wall reliefs for the University of Chicago. His work graces books of many genres-children's titles, textbooks, short story collections, natural history volumes, and numerous cookbooks. For the Spooky series he employed a scratchboard technique and an active imagination. This is one of the best Spooky books around! The majority of the stories in Spooky New York have morals tied to their endings so you actually finish the story by learning a lesson.

Spooky South : tales of hauntings, strange happenings, and other local lore, retold by S. Schlosser ; illustrations . Frightened, the captain hurried into Red River Landing and went to the local tavern to drink away his scare. Schlosser ; illustrations by Paul G. Hoffman. The bartender laughed at his tale of the phantom paddleboat and sent him home to sleep it off. But it was not long after this that other pilots began hearing the phantom paddleboat on foggy nights, as its ghostly pilot tried again and again to complete his run. The river near the old channel was avoided thereafter. Hoffman (Illustrations).

Spooky South: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore. Schlosser, Paul G. Here we have a collection of unnerving tales of events that happened-and still do happen-in the collective back yard of the Deep South states.

Paul Hoffman illustrates books of many genres-children's titles, textbooks, short story collections, natural history volumes, and cookbooks. For the Spooky series, he employs a scratchboard technique and an active imagination. He lives in Massachusetts.

Here we have a collection of unnerving tales of events that happened-and still do happen-in the collective back yard of the Deep South states. Accompanied by evocative illustrations, these compelling retellings of 40 popular folktales feature supernatural occurrences and ghosts of all sorts, from fiddling ghosts to the story of the Jack o'Lantern. Whether read around the fire on a dark and stormy night or in the backseat of the family van on the way to Grandma's, each expertly told tale is guaranteed to make readers look at the South-and over their shoulders-again and again. Библиографические данные. Spooky Indiana: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore. S. Schlosser, Paul Hoffman. Accompanied by evocative illustrations, these compelling retellings of 30 popular folktales feature supernatural occurrences and ghosts of all sorts, from fiddling ghosts to the story of the Jack o'Lantern.

Download Spooky South: Tales Of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, And Other Local Lore.

Here we have a collection of unnerving tales of events that happened--and still do happen--in the collective back yard of the Deep South states. Accompanied by evocative illustrations, these compelling retellings of 30 popular folktales feature supernatural occurrences and ghosts of all sorts, from fiddling ghosts to the story of the Jack o'Lantern. Whether read around the fire on a dark and stormy night or in the backseat of the family van on the way to Grandma's, each expertly told tale is guaranteed to make readers look at the South--and over their shoulders--again and again.
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  • Wonderful, engaging stories of Southern hauntings. A great read!

  • the book did not have the specific story I was looking for, even though it was listed in the description.

  • great love ghost stories

  • These stories are really scary! This book is awesome!

  • Being a writer I'm always on the lookout for new material. This book has a lot of folklore to pull on for future novels!

  • Read it in a week, love this author.

  • For the price it was a good book in good condition.