Ghosts and Goblins

Scary Stories from around the World

From the Series World of Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

A lone traveler battles a ghost in a haunted house. A werewolf’s bride is on the hunt to feed her husband dinner. A vampire waits outside a girl’s window for the perfect moment to pounce. This collection of traditional tales and myths from cultures around the world looks at all things spooky. From magical to ridiculous, mysterious to terrifying, watch out for things that go boo in the night!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 152
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Text Type Folktale/Legend
BISACS JNF052030, JNF038000, JNF002000
Dewey 398.25
Dimensions 5.375 x 8.5
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 182740
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Reviewed and Table of contents

Author: Maggie Pearson

Illustrator: Francesca Greenwood


Kirkus Reviews

“Engaging stories that will hook kids, send them looking for traditional stories, and perhaps encourage some to take up the art of oral (and written) storytelling.”—Kirkus Reviews