Great Stories of Suspense and Adventure
Want students to read more? So does Townsend Press. That's why we created the Townsend Library—a collection of high-interest paperbacks that engage readers. These books feature compelling human stories and include an afterword and author commentary to deepen readers' enjoyment. Acclaimed by educators and readers alike, each Townsend Library book is available to schools for $3.
About This Book
In this book, six spine-tingling experiences await you:
In Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, you´ll visit a sun-baked garden in India, where silent death lurks in the tall grass.
In The Monkey´s Paw, you´ll be given a gift of three wishes you´ll wish you hadn´t received.
In Leiningen Versus the Ants, on a lush plantation in Brazil, you´ll battle an army of tiny soldiers who turn a man into a skeleton in the blink of an eye.
In The Lady, or the Tiger? on trial for your life, your fate will hang in the hands of a friend who just might wish you dead.
In To Build a Fire, deep in the frozen Yukon north, you´ll confront a danger that's beyond human understanding.
In The Most Dangerous Game, on a tropical island, you´ll meet a charming fellow who loves to hunt–and who has you in mind as his target.
Readability Note: The short stories in this Townsend Library Classic have been carefully edited for clarity and readability. Click here for details about the editing process.