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Alvin Schwartz is known for a body of work of more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. His collections of scary stories -- Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, Scary Stories 3, and two I Can Read Books, In a Dark, Dark Room and Ghosts! -- are just one part of his matchless folklore collection.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ghost stories, American.
Tales -- United States.
Ghosts -- Folklore.
Horror stories.
Folklore -- United States.