Tell Me a Scary Story... But Not Too Scary! by Carl Reiner
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A little boy has an adventure in the scary basement of his mysterious new neighbor, Mr. Neewollah.
 

About Carl Reiner

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Carl Reiner is a twelve-time Emmy-award winning writer, producer, director, and comedian who co-starred in the legendary television program Your Show of Shows and created and co-starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show. He also made comedy history as the co-creator of The 2,000 Year-Old Man and has directed many hit feature films including Oh, God!, The Jerk, and All of Me. Mr. Reiner lives with his wife in Beverly Hills, California. Inspired by his grandson, Tell Me A Scary Story... But Not Too Scary! is his first book for children. James Bennett is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Halloween by Jerry Seinfeld. A Hamilton King Award-winning artist from the Society of Illustrators, he has also illustrated for many major publications including Time, Sports Illustrated, and Mad.
 
Published September 1, 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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The rational explanations come too late to assuage readers already frightened, and readers who aren’t so frightened may feel condescended to by the narrator’s repeated (dare-like) question about whether to continue reading.

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Or kids can skip the pictures altogether by listening to the audio CD included here, which features Reiner in a masterly readaloud (but watch out for those irresistible references to turning the page).

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Mr. Neewollah (Halloween spelled backwards) makes scary masks and costumes for scary Halloween movies and was making a special scary costume for the little boy this year.

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Carl Reiner's new children's book Tell Me Another Scary Story...

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