On Any Dark and Spooky Night
Poetry / Horror / Children
36 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"
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Poems of mystery and macabre for all ages ... The poems within this collection will thrill and chill readers of any age on Halloween or any dark and dreary evening … They are fun for entertaining an audience or captivating a class. But if you are alone, better read them with a flashlight under the covers....
On Any Dark and Spooky Night was originally the collection was published as a 1992 chapbook by The Ormond Beach Observer when Audrey Parente was first a freelance reporter. Actor Gary Bullock coached her in a performance of six of the poems at Brevard College, North Carolina where they were both instructors in the summer arts program.
The introduction in this new edition Is by award-winning author Jan Godown Annino. One of Annino's most important works is a 2015 U.S. Library of Congress Great Read for Kids: SHE SANG PROMISE: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, created in collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.