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Boo-Tickle Tales: Not-So-Scary Stories for Ages 4-9
by Lynette Ford and Sherry Norfolk
Parkhurst Brothers, Inc., 2016
Paper: 978-1-62491-067-8 | eISBN: 978-1-62491-068-5 | Cloth: 978-1-62491-076-0

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

 The attraction of scary stories begins very early in childhood, but the fortitude to be truly scared comes later. So where are the scary stories for young children? Educators and storytellers, Ford and Norfolk deliver a silly and gently spooky collection of jumps, laughs, interactive moments, and mostly happy endings to satisfy the curious-for-creepy Pre-K through Grade 4 set. Their weirdly funny and gently scary collection of adapted folktales, original stories, and verses will delight those who enjoy being surprised more than being scared. 


This book is for: 


Parents, grandparents, and other mentors who work with children developmentally aged 4 to 9 


Educators, librarians and others serving young listeners, who like silly and creepy stories, but may not like very scary material 


Audiences ages 4-9, who like creepy but not-too-scary stories. 


Twelve pen-and-ink drawings based on folktale motifs complement the fanciful tone of the book.



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