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The Puffin Book of Ghosts And Ghouls

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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ISBN 9780241353028
Barcode 9780241353028
Published 1 October 2018 by Penguin
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Kemp, Gene
Edited by Harris, Nick
Designed by Jones, Matt
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780241353028
ISBN-10 0241353025
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 1 October 2018
International Publication Date 6 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Kemp, Gene
Edited by Harris, Nick
Designed by Jones, Matt
Category Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Short Stories
Unexplained Phenomena / The Paranormal
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 234g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Ghost stories, English, Children's stories, English
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade
Dewey Code 823.08733080914
Catalogue Code 941583

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!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 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 *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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.

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