Spooky Oregon: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore (Paperback)

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By S. E. Schlosser, Paul G. Hoffman (Illustrator)
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Spooky happenings throughout Oregon Pull up a chair or gather 'round the campfire and get ready for forty creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences from times past Oregon folklore traditions are kept alive in these expert retellings by master storyteller S. E. Schlosser and through artist Paul Hoffman's evocative illustrations. You'll meet ghosts and witches, hear things that go bump in the night, and feel an icy wind on the back of your neck on a warm summer evening. Now with brand new stories, this entertaining and compelling collection will have you looking over your shoulder again and again.

About the Author


S. E. Schlosser has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of let's pretend quickly built themselves into full-length stories. She created and maintains the website AmericanFolklore.net, where she shares a wealth of stories from all 50 states, some dating back to the origins of America. She lives in the Phoenix, Arizona region. She is the franchise author for this series. Paul Hoffman illustrates books of many genres--children's titles, textbooks, short story collections, natural history volumes, and cookbooks. For the Spooky series, he employs a scratchboard technique and an active imagination. He lives in Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781493034659
ISBN-10: 1493034650
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English

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