Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories



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Ghost Stories by Sean Eckett, Robert Westall

Have a haunted Halloween! Guaranteed to chill and thrill, this spine-tingling collection of twenty-two spooky stories includes contributions from Franz Kafka, Charles Dickens, and Guy de Maupassant.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753456750
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 09/19/2003
Series: Red Hot Reads Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range: 9 - 14 Years

About the Author

Robert Westall wrote 18 books for children, including The Machine Gunners and The Scrarecrows, both of which won the Carnegie Medal and the Horn Book awards.

Table of Contents

The Knock at the Manor Gate7
Yesterday's Witch10
A Legion Marching by19
The Lawyer and the Ghost31
The Ghost Who was Afraid of Being Bagged35
School for Ghosts39
The Little Yellow Dog49
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (from The Wind in the Willows)57
The Lilies64
The Emissary74
John Pettigrew's Mirror84
Sredni Vashtar96
Miss Mountain102
Was It a Dream?123
A Pair of Hands128
The Boys' Toilets141
Left in the Dark169
The Monkey's Paw194
Lost Hearts204
Thurnley Abbey217
Not at Home226
The Shepherd's Dog237

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