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Savona Free Library 1 808.8037 DEL New books

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Written by a popular performer and well-known storyteller, this entertaining compendium reveals the secrets for suspenseful storytelling and features 25 spooky stories for audiences of all ages.

* Explains the tangible benefits of scary stories to young audiences

* Includes source notes for story adaptations

* Provides a list of both print and web story resources

* Offers stories ranging from suspenseful to comical to thrilling

* Rates how scary each story is and for which audience it is intended

Author Notes

Dianne de Las Casas was born on January 15, 1970 in the Philippines. She was a children's author and storyteller. Her books included Beware, Beware of the Big Bad Bear. She founded Picture Book Month, celebrated in November and recognized by the American Association of School Librarians. She received the Storytelling World Resource Award in 2005, 2010, and 2011. She died of smoke inhalation resulting from a house fire on August 21, 2017 at the age of 47.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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