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Kids Story BooksAre you looking for scary stories for kids? Children love to hear scary stories but they didn't do not want to really be scared. They are curious about everything and scary stories tens to have plots to make them curious.

They want to know the ending, they want to hear the story but they do not want to be scared by them. If they are scared then they can't sleep and then parents would really have problems. Therefore parents need to be very careful in choosing scary stories for children.

Scary stories for kids are especially popular for Halloween because that's when everybody wants to hear good scary stories. It's tradition for Halloween to tell scary stories. However, you do not want to really scare children because it's hard for them to forget what they hear and then they will remember the fear for a long time.

The good news is, the children's book industry is full of appropriate scary stories for kids. Children's book authors know very well that scary stories for children need to be interesting but yet not scary. The scary kids books need to have the equivalent of U or PG ratings for movies. If the book is written for very young children then they need to be not scary at all by anybody else's standard.

For example, Winnie the Pooh could have a Halloween story, an episode that's more scary than others but yet it's not really scary. It's more like mysterious but yet cute. The writing style is scary enough for children so the illustration doesn't have to be. It's enough for Winnie the Pooh or Piglet to get scared but for no real good reason. Eventually, at the end of the story, they will find out that there was really no reason to be scared. Disney knows well how to write scary stories for children that have endings that undo the scary elements. Kids will not be scared if they know what the shadow was that's scaring Pooh and took his honey.


There are many good scary stories for children that are appropriate for different ages. Of course, older children can handle stories that are more scary than younger children. Equivalently, they can probably handle PG stories rather than U. Below are some great suggestions for scary stories for kids. These books are also great scary stories for Halloween.

Tell Me a Scary Story...But Not Too Scary! For Age Range: 3 - 6 years or Grade Level: Preschool - 1. Everyone loves scary stories and award-winning comedy writer/director Carl Reiner invites readers to huddle close as he tells a young boy's tale of the mysterious house next door.

In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories (I Can Read! Reading 2) For Age Range: 4 - 8 years or Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3. Shivering skeletons, ghostly pirates, chattering corpses, and haunted graveyards...all to chill your bones! Share these seven spine-tingling stories in a dark, dark room.

Scary Stories Box Set: Scary Stories, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3 For Age Range: 8 - 12 years or Grade Level: 4 and up. Walking corpses, dancing bones, knife-wielding madmen, and narrow escapes from death—they're all here in this chilling collection of ghost stories.

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