Teeny Tiny Tingly Tales by Nancy Van Laan

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What happens when... Old Doctor Wango Tango, along with his rosy, blowsy, noisy nose and crew of lightweight pets, travels to the tip of a "very" windy hill? Two dancing legs; two waving, whirling arms; and one "big" head piece themselves together? A little old lady buries the prickly, tickly, scary, hairy toe that she's found, only to be chased by the "something" that wants it back? Children will tingle with terror and shriek with glee over Nancy Van Laan and Victoria Chess's hilariously spooky -- but not "too" spooky -- read-aloud tales.
 

About Nancy Van Laan

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Nancy Van Laan is the acclaimed author of numerous picture books, including Tickle Tum!, Possum Come a-Knockin', a Parents' Choice Award winner, and When Winter Comes, pronounced "lilting" and "exuberant" in a starred review from School Library Journal. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
 
Published September 1, 2001 by Atheneum. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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And the final installment in this trilogy of horror is an old favorite of the up-past-midnight sleepover set: An old woman is picking peas (the bright green pea pods are as long as her arm) and finds a detached hairy toe on the ground.

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The third story appropriates the plot of the old campground ghost story about the golden arm, featuring a hairy toe instead.

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