Guys Read: Terrifying Tales by Jon Scieszka audiobook

Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

Edited by Jon Scieszka
Read by various narrators

Walden Pond Press, HarperCollins 9780062385581

The Guys Read Library of Great Reading: Book 6

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Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading. Eleven masters of suspense—Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia—have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends’ pants off. Compiled and edited by kid-lit madman Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Terrifying Tales is a creepy-fun read (if you’re brave enough, that is). 

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Summary

Summary

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading.

Eleven masters of suspense—Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia—have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends’ pants off.

Compiled and edited by kid-lit madman Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Terrifying Tales is a creepy-fun read (if you’re brave enough, that is). 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The sixth volume in the Guys Read ‘Library of Great Reading’ offers ten stories to freak you out…Scieszka’s mission to provide quality books for boys succeeds again, though, of course, girls will be just as horrified as the boys.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children’s Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; Math Curse; and the Frank Einstein series. He founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. He is a former elementary school teacher.

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Author Bio: Lisa Brown

Author Bio: Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of How to Be, Sometimes You Get What You Want, and the New York Times bestselling book The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son.

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Author Bio: Claire Legrand

Author Bio: Claire Legrand

Claire Legrand’s first novel was The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, a New York Public Library Best Book for Children in 2012. She is also the author of The Year of Shadows and Winterspell, a young adult retelling of The Nutcracker. She is one of the four authors behind The Cabinet of Curiosities anthology, a Junior Library Guild selection and a NYPL Best Book for Children in 2014.

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Author Bio: Kelly Barnhill

Author Bio: Kelly Barnhill

Kelly Barnhill is the author of four novels, including The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the 2017 John Newbery Medal for the year’s most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, and the Texas Library Association Bluebonnet Award and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award, the SFWA Andre Norton Award, and the PEN/USA literary prize.

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Author Bio: Adele Griffin

Author Bio: Adele Griffin

Adele Griffin is a two-time National Book Award finalist and the highly acclaimed author of numerous books for young adult and middle-grade readers. Her works include Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be, as well as the popular Witch Twins and Vampire Island series. She lives with her husband, their two children, and their dog in Brooklyn.

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Author Bio: Nikki Loftin

Author Bio: Nikki Loftin

Nikki Loftin lives and writes just outside Austin, Texas, surrounded by dogs, chickens, and small, loud boys. She is also the author of the multiply starred-reviewed Nightingale’s Nest and The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, which Publishers Weekly called “mesmerizing” and Kirkus called “irresistible.”

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Author Bio: Michael Buckley

Author Bio: Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley is the New York Times bestselling author of the popular children’s book series the Sisters Grimm. His other series, N.E.R.D.S., is being developed into an animated feature developed by Elton John’s film company, Rocket Pictures. Buckley is also the cocreator of an animated series for Cartoon Network called Robotomy. Previously, Buckley worked as a programming developer for Discovery, MTV, and Klasky Csupo. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife Alison and their son Finn.

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Author Bio: Dav Pilkey

Author Bio: Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey is the Caldecott Honor Award-winning author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children. Check out his award-winning website at www.Pilkey.com.

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Author Bio: R. L. Stine

Author Bio: R. L. Stine

R.L. Stine has more than 400 million English-language books in print, plus international editions in thirty-two languages, making him one of the most popular children’s authors of all time. Besides Goosebumps, he has written series including Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, the Nightmare Room, Dangerous Girls, and Just Beyond. Stine lives in New York City with his wife, Jane, an editor and publisher.

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Author Bio: Adam Gidwitz

Author Bio: Adam Gidwitz

Adam Gidwitz is the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling Grimm trilogy. He spent six years researching and writing his Newbery Honor winner The Inquisitor’s Tale, including a year living in Europe, which became a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. . Adam lives with his family in Brooklyn, NY. Listen to The Inquisitor’s Tale (an Audie Award finalist narrated by Adam Gidwitz and a full cast, with music by Benjamin Bagby), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back So You Want to be a Jedi?,and The Basque Dragon by Adam on audio from Listening Library. Find Adam online at adamgidwitz.com or @AdamGidwitz.

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Author Bio: Daniel José Older

Author Bio: Daniel José Older

Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of several series, including the young-adult series The Shadowshaper Cypher, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, and the middle-grade historical fantasy Dactyl Hill Squad. He won the International Latino Book Award and has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize, the Mythopoeic Award, the Locus Award, the Andre Norton Award, and the World Fantasy Award. Shadowshaper was named one of Esquire’s “80 Books Every Person Should Read.”

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Horror
Runtime: 5.59
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English