Browse Abstracts (11 total)

| by Bunting, Eve

There are many scary things that come out on Halloween. Things like devils, ghosts, goblins, skeletons, werewolves, vampires and witches may come out to trick or treat.

| by Root, Phyllis

Rosie O'Grady loves being by herself, but people can't stay away when she plays her fiddle. She is so good that they say she could out-fiddle the devil himself!One day, the devil shows up to challenge Rosie to a contest, the devil's golden fiddle for Rosie's soul!

| by Pinkwater, Daniel

All of his life, a boy has been afraid of the devil in his drain. When he confronts the devil, he tells him that he is not afraid of him and that he is mean. Not believing him, the boy takes revenge by turning on the water.

| by Carey, Valerie Scho

Mother Crump was meaner than the devil. The devil came to get her and take her to hell, but she outsmarted him. When she died, neither heaven or hell would have her, so she went to the sky. This is where heat lightning comes from.

| by Pelletier, David

Come take a trip from A to Z. Each letter is drawn to represent a whole word. These wonderful pictures bring out each letter in its own way!

| by Christian, Mary Blount

Barnabas Beane is a wealthy, greedy, stingy old man who does not know the meaning of charity. John, an orphan boy, helps him to realize his folly through scare tactics that are based on hoof prints found in the snow.

| by Cole, Brock

Alpha's parents get replaced one day with two of the devils' imps. The imps bring their dirty baby and mess up Alpha's house. When the imps go to sleep, Alpha washes the house and the baby, which upsets the imps, so they bring back her parents and leave.

| by Babbit, Natalie

A baby born with the destiny of marrying a princess is brought by the King and thrown into the river to prevent a possible marriage with his newborn daughter. Rescued by a loving couple, the boy grows up and meets the King once again. The Kings plan to kill the young man backfires again and the young man marries the princess. As a test, the King sends the new prince to steal the golden hairs off the devil's head. In a surprise ending, the prince prevails, but the King is not so lucky.

| by Small, David

Paper John is a man who everyone loves. He also has a great talent for making things out of paper. He runs into a devil who appears in town as a thief. Paper John captures the devil before it destroys the town.

| by Ducornet, Erica//Ducornet, Guy

Shazira Shazam is old and wants to see the world. He wishes that something may come and give him a tour of the world. His wish is granted when the devil becomes his tourguide - only if he knew!

| by Helldorfer, M.C.

An orphan boy befriends Skinny Bones, the dog of a hot-tempered old lady named Granny Trick. Together the boy and the dog must not only out smart Granny, but even the devil himself!
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