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The Monkey's Paw

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 12
Categories: Fantasy, Halloween, Horror, Magic


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Appeared in

Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy, 7: Magical Wishes

Story Summary

A mummified monkey's paw from India holds three wishes for three men, but to their horror the wishes never seem to produce what they expect.