More Spooky Texas Tales

More Spooky Texas Tales

  • 9/1/2010
  • 9780896727007
  • 978-0-896-72700-7
  • Cloth
  • 104
  • 0 lbs.14 oz.
$ 18.95

Description

The fearsome Chupacabra stalks the desert valley, while a grandson wanders far from the ranch.
The woman whoÆs just moved to the neighborhood wears strange sunglasses after dark. What could be behind them?
A man picks up a hitchhikerùonly to discover that his passenger is not human.
Kids of all ages will find chills and thrills in these tales of the weird, the macabre, and the mysterious, all collected from the lore and legends of the Lone Star State. In addition to ôSkinwalker,ö the authorsÆ most requested school concert story, this new volume adds spine-tingling twists on the account of La Llorona, the weeping woman, said to be the worldÆs best-known ghost; the classic tale ôThe MoneyÆs Pawö; the story of ôThe Screaming Banshee Cattle of the Night Swamp,ö and seven others.
Told with humor and lively modern-day detail, these renderings by veteran storytellers not only please and entertain but preserve a wealth of folklore from a culturally diverse region of the country.

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