True horror stories

by Terry Deary

Publisher: Puffin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A

Written in English
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  • Parapsychology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Supernatural -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Supernatural.,
  • Ghosts.

About the Edition

A collection of horror stories from around the world based on experiences which someone has claimed are factual.

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Scholastic Children"s Books, 1993.

Other titlesHorror stories
StatementTerry Deary.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsBF1031 .D34 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL982584M
ISBN 100140382259
LC Control Number96020239

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