The Kingfisher Treasury of Spooky Stories
Ghostly goings-on and mysterious magic! Children love scary stories and there are chills aplenty in this thrilling collection. Featuring stories by such wellknown authors as Jan Mark, Virginia Hamilton, Susan Price and Ruskin Bond, this anthology is packed with blood-curdling tension and hilarious horror. Clanking skeletons, moonlit churchyards, strange shadows, ghostly trains and mysterious phantoms appear in these stories, ably illustrated with atmospheric black-and-white drawings. This is the perfect book to read at bedtime on dark, dark nights in dark, dark house...
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 1 x 1mm | 1,000g
- 16 Aug 2004
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
The Guitarist - Grace Hallworth; In a Dark, Dark Box - Jane Hollowood; The Fraid - Susan Price; The House that Lacked a Bogle - Sorche Nic Leodhas; Teeny-Tiny: An English Tale - retold by Joseph Jacobs; The Ghost Train - Sydney J. Bounds; A Story about Death - Judith Gorog; Shiver and Shake: Grimm Brothers - retold by Amabel Williams-Ellis; They Wait - Jan Mark; The Wind on Haunted Hill - Ruskin Bond; The Haunting - Margaret Mahy; Ghost Soup: An Indian Tale - retold by John Paton; The Peculiar Such Thing - Virginia Hamilton; The Hairy Toe - Anonymous
About Jane Olliver
Jane Olliver is a New Zealander who began her career as a teacher before moving into children's publishing as an editor. She was publishing director of Grisewood & Dempsey, the book packager and publisher which was to become Kingfisher Books. Jane lives in Suffolk with her husband and daughter. Annabel Spenceley is an experienced illustrator who has worked for many different publishers including Usborne Publishing, Puffin Books and Cherry Tree Books.