12 Creepy Kids Books That Scarred Us for Life

These darker tales intended for children are guaranteed to give you nightmares.

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Creepy kid's books

Footsteps on the Stairs

By C.S. Adler

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The Legend of the Irish Castle

By Gertrude Warner

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The Spirit House

By William Sleator

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The Scariest Night

By Betty Wright

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The Witches

By Roald Dahl

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

By Alvin Schwartz

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Wait Til Helen Comes

By Mary Downing Hahn

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Coraline

By Neil Gaiman

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Outside Over There

By Maurice Sendak

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In a Dark, Dark Room

By Alvin Schwartz

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Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson