The Puffin Book of Ghosts And Ghouls
A chilling collection of 14 ghostly stories with a glow-in-the-dark cover! Enter the terrifying world of the supernatural and meet an unnerving array of ghosts and ghouls, from a Victorian child with disturbing powers, two children with a gruesome plan, a boy who suddenly realize... read full description below.
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||1 October 2018 by Penguin
||Edited by Kemp, Gene
Edited by Harris, Nick
Designed by Jones, Matt
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|Library of Congress
||Ghost stories, English, Children's stories, English
Description of this Book
A chilling collection of 14 ghostly stories with a glow-in-the-dark cover! Enter the terrifying world of the supernatural and meet an unnerving array of ghosts and ghouls, from a Victorian child with disturbing powers, two children with a gruesome plan, a boy who suddenly realizes that HE is a ghost, to a bizarre ghost puppy. These haunting tales from highly acclaimed authors including Gene Kemp, Joan Aiken, Penelope Lively, Michael Morpurgo and others, make the unexplainable and unbelievable so real they will send tingles down your spine and scare you witless!
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||A remarkable range of materials... satisfying to nibble at, or provide a rich blend of flavours if attacked at one or two sittings ... worth the investment * The Times Educational Supplement *
||Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
Gene Kemp (1926-2015) grew up in Staffordshire. She studied at Exeter University and became a teacher. Her first novel The Pride of Tamworth Pig was published in 1972. She became best known for her Cricklepit stories including The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler which won her the Library Association's Carnegie Medal and the 1977 Other Award. In 1984 she was awarded an honorary Master of Arts degree by Exeter University in recognition of her achievements.