Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror

by Edgar Allan Poe, Michael McCurdy

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Overview

Six of Poe’s most macabre tales are presented in this powerfully illustrated edition that comes with an unabridged CD narration of four of the shorter tales. The classic tales included on the 75 minute CD and read by Edward Blake are “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Black Cat,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Cask of Amontillado.” The two longer tales in the collection are the heart-stopping “The Pit and the Pendulum” and the chilling “The Fall of the House of Usher.” In addition to his striking woodcut-type illustrations, Michael McCurdy has written fascinating headnotes about the origin of each tale and an introduction about Poe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307491657
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,050,331
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Michael McCurdy is a renown wood engraver whose illustrations appear in magazines, annual reports, advertising, special limited editions, and in children’s books such as American Tall Tales by Mary Pope Osborne and Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words. Michael McCurdy lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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