The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: The Headless Horseman
American Legends and Folktales
Reading Level: 3
Interest Level: 3-5
When Ichabod Crane arrives in the quiet village of Sleepy Hollow, he could never anticipate just how restless his life there would become. He settles in to his new home, is well liked by everyone, and tries to make a name for himself by falling in love with the young and wealthy Katrina. However, in the dead of night, there lurks a spirit out for blood. The Headless Horseman preys upon wayward travelers, and one unfortunate evening, Ichabod finds himself in the Horseman’s path. This is a richly illustrated retelling of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, accessible for young readers, and sure to engage the mind and introduce them to this much-loved classic tale.