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Roberta Simpson Brown presents the many facets of horror in this collection of spooky tales. Brown’s tales collected and adapted from traditional tales heard in her Appalachia childhood. This collection is meant for older listeners, and consists of mostly violent, gory tales. The telling is more frantic with a touch of terror in her voice. The assortment of tales provides something for everyone.

Summary

If you're looking for the scariest stories you can get your ears on, your search is over. Accomplished storyteller Roberta Simpson Brown unfolds her thrilling stories for listeners of all ages. Adapted from her own book The Walking Trees, Brown specializes in ghost stories and tales of terror and has traveled the country sharing her imagination.

For Ages 12 and Up

©1991 Roberta Simpson Brown (P)1992 August House Publishers, Inc.

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Poor, childish stories. Narrator helps a little.

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Better stories

What was most disappointing about Roberta Simpson Brown’s story?

The endings of the stories

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Performance was pretty good. Best of a bad job.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Scariest Stories Ever?

The Ending from Story 1) Lockers

Any additional comments?

Fully Story List:1) Lockers (School Story)2) Howard's Howling (Dog Story)All Written and Read by Roberta Simpson Brown

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  • Jonathon Talton
  • 05-03-17

childhood memories

Always remembered these stories as a child and it's awesome to have it again as an adult.

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  • 28-02-17

LOVED THIS!

The narrator is one of the best narrators and her scary stories are even better!