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A sleepy little town is famous for its legend of the Headless Horseman and other specters. Ichabod Crane, the town's new school teacher, is fond of a good ghost story or two. He is in love with beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, but a handsome man named Brom Bones wants Katrina for himself. Then a party is held at Katrina's house that ends in the dead of night. What happens after that will give you quite a fright. The Headless Horseman is on the prowl, searching for his lost head. Does he encounter Ichabod? Will Ichabod gain the love of Katrina in the end?It is said that Washington Irving based his story on real-life events that took place in and around Tarrytown, NY. This classic story is brought to life in an abridged version for children ages 712 by authors Fiza Pathan and Michaelangelo Zane. The book contains sixteen beautiful black-and-white illustrations conceived by Fiza Pathan and executed by Farzana Cooper.
The quiet Dutch community of Sleepy Hollow lay in the Adirondack mountains on the western shore of the mighty Hudson River in Americas colonial period. The solitude of the woods was breathtaking, and not even a schoolmaster was immune from the eerie miasma which everyone knew permeated the dense forest. Written in 1820, Washington Irvings The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow has become a classic of American literature, and has been retold in many different ways. Here is the original, from Irvings own hand.
Haunting tales of ghosts and goblins are common in the village of Sleepy Hollow. None of these stories are more terrifying than those of the Headless Horseman. Then Ichabod Crane arrives in town... This terrifying adventure is now a chilling graphic novel adaptation.
Here are two favorite stories by “the father of American literature” exactly as Washington Irving wrote them, newly reset in easy-to-read type, with six handsome new illustrations. Once again in these pages, Ichabod Crane, the hapless schoolmaster of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, faces the terror of the Headless Horseman; and the henpecked husband of Rip van Winkle rises from a 20-year sleep to find a world vastly changed. Children and adults alike will enjoy the humor and suspense of these two beloved classics of American literature.
This title is suitable for children aged 10 years and up. This collection of masterful stories by Washington Irving includes the classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the eerie Rip Van Winkle, the funny The Specter Bridegroom and the spooky The Devil and Tom Walker. These four stories create a strange and macabre anthology that's perfect for Halloween, or any time you want to feel your skin crawl. This handsome, unabridged edition of Irving's famous tales, with striking illustrations by Scott McKowen, joins Sterling's beloved classics line and is sure to find a treasured place in any family's library.
Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussion questions, and writing prompts.
The legendary enchantment of Rip Van Winkle in the Kaatskill Mountains; the gruesome end of Ichabod Crane, who met the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow; the spectre bridegroom who turned out to be happily substantial; the pride of an English village and the come-uppance of the over-zealous Mountjoy - these witty, perceptive and captivating tales range from fantasy to romance.
This is the legendary enchantment of Rip Van Winkle in the Kaatskill Mountains; the gruesome end of Ichabod Crane, who met the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow; the spectre bridegroom who turned out to be happily substantial; the pride of an English village and the come-uppance of the over-zealous Mountjoy - these witty, perceptive and captivating tales range from fantasy to romance.