Three skeletons take a walk at night through a dark town.
|Bee||Beware of the Frog|
Mrs. Collywobbles lives on the edge of a dark, scary wood but has a pet frog to protect her from goblins, trolls, and ogres.
|Billingsley||Big Bad Bunny|
When Baby Boo-Boo, a mouse dressed in a bunny suit, becomes lost in the forest, his mother follows the sound of his cries to locate him.
|Brown||A Dark, Dark Tale|
Journeying through a dark, empty house, a black cat surprises the only inhabitant.
When a hungry ghost threatens to gobble up a plump little boy, the boy tricks the ghost by convincing him to prepare an elaborate recipe first.
|Crimi||Where's My Mummy?|
As all of the monsters are preparing for bed, Little Baby Mummy bravely searches for his mother until he sees something truly blood-curdling.
A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake—only to have to outwit that creature as well.
|Emberley||Go Away, Big Green Monster!|
Die-cut pages reveal a monster, bit by bit—then conceal it once again.
|Galdone||The Teeny-Tiny Woman: A Ghost Story|
A teeny-tiny woman finds a teeny-tiny bone in a churchyard and puts it away in her cupboard before she goes to sleep.
|Gibbons||Night in the Barn|
Four boys prove they are not afraid to spend the night in the cold, dark barn.
When a young rabbit checks out a library book about wolves, he learns much more about their behavior than he wanted to know.
A little girl wanders deeper and deeper into the jungle, where she is suddenly confronted by the gunniwolf.
|Mayer||There's a Nightmare in My Closet|
At bedtime a boy confronts the nightmare in his closet and finds him not so terrifying after all.
|McKissack||Precious and the Boo Hag|
Home alone while her family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about.
|Pearson||We're Going on a Ghost Hunt|
Children go out at night seeking a ghost in this adaptation of "We're Going on a Bear Hunt."
|Perry||The Book That Eats People|
Beware of this book! It has already eaten several people and is always hungry.
Jasper Rabbit pulls carrots to eat from Crackenhopper Field each time he passes, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.
|Terasaki||Ghosts for Breakfast|
One night, a young boy and his father investigate their frightened neighbors' report of ghosts on a nearby farm.
|Turkle||Do Not Open|
Following a storm, Miss Moody and her cat find an intriguing bottle washed up on the beach. Should they ignore its "do not open" warning?
|Williams||The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything|
A fearless old lady must deal with a pumpkin head, a tall black hat, and other spooky objects that follow her through the dark woods.
A mother saves her seven children from Heckedy Peg, a witch who has changed them into different kinds of food.
When a terrible witch vows to eat her for supper, a little girl escapes with the help of the witch's cat.
|J398.2 EU Baba Yaga|
|Galdone||The Tailypo: A Ghost Story|
A strange varmint haunts the woodsman who lopped off its tail.
|J398.2 NO Galdone|
|Grimm||Hansel and Gretel|
A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of bread, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch.
|J398.2 EU Grimm Hansel|
|Milord||The Ghost on the Hearth|
Jenny is hired to help a family with cooking and cleaning, but a mysterious presence prevents her from completing her chores.
|J398.2 NO Milord|
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