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The Shadow Wood

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 15
Categories: Fantasy, Halloween, Horror, Scary



Appeared in

Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares II

Story Summary

A King decides that he must conquer the south forest despite rumors of enchantment, but when he sends his armies into the forest, none return. Finally, a lone hero arrives convinced that he can achieve what the soldiers could not,but the horrors he finds there are beyond his imagination.