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Legend Of Sleepy Hollow (Troll), The

Legend Of Sleepy Hollow (Troll), The

by Washington Irving, Earle Hitchner Illustrated by John Van Buuren

In this classic ghost story, schoolmaster Ichabod Crane loves to read haunting tales. As he schemes to make the rich and beautiful Katrina his wife--and her father's mansion his home--he finds out for himself the answer to the great mystery of Sleepy Hollow. Does the Headless Horseman live?

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.1
Lexile Measure
640L
Number of Pages
46
Genre
Classics, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Short Stories

About the Authors and Illustrator

Washington Irving Washington Irving was the first American to gain national acclaim as a professional writer. He wrote many short stories, including "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" from "The Sketch Book", and "Knickerbocker’s History of New York." Irving was born in New York City on April 3, 1783, and he later became greatly admired and imitated in the 19th century, particularly as a stylist. He died on Nov. 28, 1859 at the age of 76.
Earle Hitchner
John Van Buuren

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