Mystery Stories

Mystery Stories

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Extraordinary events and mysterious circumstances fill this eerie collection of nineteen stories. Music takes a boy to a strange place, a scythe compels its users to slash on and on, a jacket is possessed and a beautiful woman turns into a vampire. Other strange and unsettling encounters grip the imagination and quicken the pulse in stories from authors such as Ursula Le Guin, Joan Aiken, Diana Wynne Jones and many others. Adrian Reynolds' illustrations add the finishing touch to these mystifying stories.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 22mm | 299.37g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753410168
  • 9780753410165
  • 1,705,967

About Adrian Reynolds

Helen Cresswell has over eighty books to her name, including the ever-popular Bagthorpe books, and gripping mysteries such as The Night Watchman, The Watchers and The Secret World of Polly Flint. She also writes for television and has adapted several books for the screen, including The Phoenix and the Carpet. Adrian Reynolds is an award-winning illustrator. Probably best-known for his work on the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs series (with Ian Whybrow), Adrian Reynolds' first commission was the illustration of Kingfisher's Mystery Stories.show more

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