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S.E. Schlosser is the author of The Spooky Series published by Globe Pequot Press and the editor of the award-winning Americanfolklore.net and WorldFolklore.net. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of “let’s pretend” quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children’s Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.

The Center of the Tire by S.E. Schlosser

The Center of the Tire

We were all sitting around enjoying another beautiful day of sunshine and warm weather outside our R…

The Bakery Bear by S.E. Schlosser

Bakery Bear

Brenda was busy baking a batch of blueberry muffins in the kitchen of Butler's Bakery when the bell …

Yankee Doodle Donkey: A Tongue Twister Tale

Yankee Doodle Donkey

Dolly Dittlemore put her harmonica into her pocket and said: "I am going to march in the Fourth of J…

Freddy's Fabulous Frogs: A Tongue Twister Tale

Freddy’s Fabulous Frogs

Fabian Frogmorton stole Freddy's frog Fats on the Friday of the town of Flowerpot's Fabulous Frogs …

Mrs. Peter's Pens

Mrs. Peter’s Pens

"Oh pooh," said Mrs. Polly Peters to her pet parrot Petey. "Where did I put that pen?" "Petey's pens…

The Spooky Series

The Spooky Series

The Spooky Series is a ghost stories series by author S.E. Schlosser, illustrated by Paul Hoffman and published by Globe Pequot Press. The books feature tales of hauntings, strange happenings and other local folklore from various states and regions within the United States of America and Canada. S.E. Schlosser frequently travels around the country seeking out haunted places, reading pamphlets and old papers in dusty archives, and interviewing individuals about their haunted experiences. Along the way, she’s had several spooky encounters of her very own!

The Ghost of Pearl White by S.E. Schlosser

True Ghost Stories

Read true stories about supernatural events, ghostly encounters and other paranormal activities experienced by the author, her family and friends. Includes true stories collected with permission of the storyteller during S.E. Schlosser’s research trips.

The Hairy Ghost

Haunted History

Read old newspaper accounts about ghostly encounters, supernatural happenings and paranormal activities as reported to journalists by the people who experienced them firsthand. Also includes famous historical hauntings retold by S.E. Schlosser.

The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

Classic Horror

Read S.E. Schlosser’s favorite classic tales from the horror genre, including authors Edgar Allan Poe, Hume Nesbit, Eleanor F. Lewis and other authors whose works are currently in the public domain.