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Scared to Death: Ten Sinister Stories by the Master of the Macabre

Scared to Death: Ten Sinister Stories by the Master of the Macabre

The number one bestselling author of Alex Rider gives horror a whole new look in this mischievous collection of ten twisted tales.This chilling collection of ten nightmarish and fiendishly funny short stories is a perfect read for fearless children. From a train journey straight ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781406381726
Barcode 9781406381726
Published 1 October 2018 by Walker Books
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Horowitz, Anthony
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ISBN-13 9781406381726
ISBN-10 1406381721
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 October 2018
International Publication Date 4 October 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Horowitz, Anthony
Category Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Short Stories
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 213g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Horror tales, English, Young adult fiction, English
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 935814

Description of this Book

The number one bestselling author of Alex Rider gives horror a whole new look in this mischievous collection of ten twisted tales. This chilling collection of ten nightmarish and fiendishly funny short stories is a perfect read for fearless children. From a train journey straight to hell, out of control robots with a murderous streak and even a television show where death is the penalty - these terrifying tales display the dazzling wit and wicked humour of master storyteller Anthony Horowitz, and are guaranteed to make your blood curdle and your spine tingle.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This is a tense, twisted, treat for fans of frightsome fiction, with the bite-sized narrative bursts making it ideal for reluctant readers. * Joanne Owen, LoveReading *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and the Power of Five Series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults. He was invited by the Ian Fleming estate to write the James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis and his most recent novel, Magpie Murders was a Sunday Times bestseller. Anthony also wrote the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty. He has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature.

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