Favourite Ghost Stories

Favourite Ghost Stories

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A haunting collection...Following the great success of Ghost Stories, described by Children's Books of the Year as "A strong collection that will leave a powerful impression", comes this second volume of chilling tales. Drawing on the wealth of literature published in this ever-popular genre, award-winning author Aidan Chambers has brought together all his favourite ghost stories in one spine-tingling collection. The combination of a winning theme and top-quality writing makes this another Story Library bestseller!show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 130 x 198mm | 291g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0753406659
  • 9780753406656

About Tim Stevens

Aidan Chambers is an award-winning children's author and an experienced compiler and expert on children's literature. He worked for some years as a teacher, before deciding to devote himself to writing full time. In 1969 he and his wife Nancy founded The Thimble Press, which publishes Signal, a critical journal devoted to children's literature. In 1982 they were joint winners of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for their contribution to children's books. Aidan Chambers' most recent title Postcard From No Man's Land (Bodley Head) won the prestigious Carnegie Medal in 1999. He lives in Gloucestershire. Tim Stevens studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art. His titles include a series of Diana Wynne Jones titles, The Girls in the Velvet Frame by Adele Geras and Down with the Dirty Danes by Gillian Cross (all HarperCollins). Tim Stevens lives in Suffolk.show more

Table of contents

The Lonesome Place - August Derleth; Such a Sweet Little Girl - Lance Salway; A Ghost Story - Mark Twain; Footsteps Invisible - Robert Arthur; The Gnomon - Jan Mark; The Haunted and the Haunters - Edward Bulwer-Lytton; If She Bends, She Breaks - John Gordon; Room 18 - Aidan Chambers; Brownie - R Chetwynd-Hayes; The Lamp - Agatha Christie; The Haunting of Chas McGill - Robert Westall; The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe; The Death of Peggy Morrissey - William Trevor; Christmas in the Rectory - Catherine Storr; The Canterville Ghost - Oscar Wildeshow more