Tales of Terror from the Black Shipby Chris Priestley, David Roberts
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A follow up to Uncle Montagues Tales of Terror, this is another creepy middle grade story collection with a chilling frame. This time, the stories are all tales of the sea: pirates and plagues and storms a plenty...
- Bloomsbury USA
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- 3 MB
- Age Range:
- 8 Years
Meet the Author
Chris Priestley is both a writer and an illustrator. He has published several works of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. He lives with his family in Norfolk, England.
David Roberts is the illustrator of A House Called Awful End and the other books in the popular Eddie Dickens Trilogy as well as the author-illustrator of the picture book Dirty Bertie. Mr. Roberts was runner-up for the prestigious Mother Goose Award for childrens illustration. He lives in London, England.
CHRIS PRIESTLEYs novels are inspired by the long-loved tradition of horror stories by authors such as Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley. www.chrispriestley.blogspot.com
Chris Priestley lives in Cambridge with his wife and son. His novels are brilliantly original additions to a long tradition of horror stories by authors such as M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Chris wrote one of the World Book Day books for 2011 and has been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious childrens book awards. Catch up with Chris at www.chrispriestley.blogspot.com.
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Great simple and creepy kids stories. Reminiscent of "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" from the 80's (when I was a kid) and kinda like the Goosebumps RL Stein series. Great fun to read aloud to your kids (mine are 10 & 14 and after the initial reluctance in sitting quietly and listening to the old man they actually enjoyed them and begged me to continue after a hearing couple of them!) My next purchase will be the Black Tunnel stories, same author.