Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales

Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales

Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales

Title: Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales

For storytellers or new adult readers (Readability is grade 4 – 7)

Author: Chris Woodyard
Illustrator: Jessica Wiesel
ISBN: 0-962847232
Publisher: Kestrel Publications, 1811 Stonewood Drive, Dayton, OH 45432-4002, 937 426-5110
Publication Date: October 1995
Pages: 96 pp
Retail Price: $9.95

Features: Black and white scratchboard illustrations, notes on sources, historical notes and glossary of old-fashioned words, bibliography, index.

Blurb: Thirteen terrifying traditional folktales from the author of the popular Haunted Ohio series. A headless horseman, the vengeful ghost of a jilted bride, the Devil disguised as a black dog, and a sad little girl ghost are only a few of the terrors that roam these pages. The chilling black-and-white illustrations by Ohio artist Jessica Wiesel will keep your readers up at night!

Stories from the following Ohio counties: Butler, Clermont, Columbiana, Fayette, Greene, Muskingum, Putnam, Ross, Tuscarawas, Williams

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. The Bride at the Bridge
  2. The Seven Dachshunds
  3. The Headless Soldier
  4. Poke-Bonnet Kate
  5. The Buggy Bogle
  6. The Rain Drum
  7. The Accidental Apparition
  8. The Second Soldier
  9. The Headless Horseman of Cherry Hill
  10. The Rag Doll
  11. Girard’s Head
  12. The Black Dog
  13. Old Man Pressor
  • About the Stories
  • Historical Notes and Glossary of Old-Fashioned Words
  • Where to Find More Spooky Stories
  • Index

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