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Alvin Schwartz


Who is Alvin Schwartz?

Alvin Schwartz was the author of more than fifty books dedicated to and dealing with topics such as folklore and word play, many of which were intended for young readers. He is often confused with another Alvin Schwartz, who wrote Superman and Batman daily comics strips and a novel titled The Blowtop.

  • born on (88 years ago) in Brooklyn
  • education:
  • died on (23 years ago)
  • written works: "Scary Stories 3: More Tales To Chill Your Bones", "When I grew up long ago", "Chin music", "Tomfoolery: trickery and foolery with words", "Whoppers", "Ghosts!", "Stories to tell a cat", "Central city/spread city", "The city and its people", "Going camping", "Tales of trickery from the Land of Spoof", "Cuentos de miedo para contar en la oscuridad", "Stores", "Sword of desire", "The night workers", "Old cities & new towns", "The rainy day book", "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark", "A twister of twists, a tangler of tongues", "And the green grass grew all around", "Unriddling", "Museum", "I saw you in the bathtub, and other folk rhymes", "The people's choice", "Busy buzzing bumblebees and other tongue twisters", "Fat man in a fur coat, and other bear stories", "University", "All of our noses are here, and other noodle tales", "More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark", "Fat man in a fur coat", "Flapdoodle", "Hobbies", "The Cat's elbow and other secret languages", "Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Hat", "There Is a Carrot in My Ear and Other Noodle Tales", "Untitled- Schwartz", "A Gathering of Selves", "Tales of Trickery and Spoof", "An Unlikely Prophet", "Ghosts! Book and Tape", "Historias de Miedo", "Gold & Silver, Silver & Gold", "Telling Fortunes", "Witcracks", "Ten Copycats in a Boat, and Other Riddles", "Kickle Snifters and Other Fearsome Critters", "In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories"

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (1994)

by David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows

WORTH Alvin Schwartz, The Unions (New York, 1972); Steven Brill, The General Entries 1325.

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