Who knew living in a haunted house would be so cool!
Nine-year-old Peter Dunlap doesn’t particularly like his family’s new house. Sure, his room’s big enough, and he doesn’t have to share a bathroom with his older sister… but he just can’t shake the feeling that the previous owner hasn’t moved out yet! But, being a fan of horror comic books, Peter actually starts to think it’s cool living in a haunted house. Not only that, the ghost actually starts to like Peter! But… does it like Peter too much? So much that it wants to keep him trapped in the house… forever?!
If you like Goosebumps or a light take on Tales from the Crypt, you’ll love The Boy Who Cried Ghost! From the writer of My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent, this middle grade chapter book is a scary-fun mystery full of chills and thrills for any reader - children, tweens, teens... and beyond! This funny haunted house horror story is the first in the Ghost Town Mystery series, so if you like it, there’s more to come!
(Don't forget to look for the surprise after Chapter 1!)
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About the Author
Richard Clark has written ten middle grade and chapter books, one of which, My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent, was published in Canada in June, 2019, by Indigo Press and Wattpad. It is a Heather’s Kids Pick and quickly became a Kids’ Bestseller. Previously, the book was on the Amazon and iBooks free kids ebooks bestseller lists for four years with over 100,000 downloads and over 75,000 reads on wattpad.com.
Richard has also worked extensively as a screenwriter and TV story editor, both in Toronto and Los Angeles. A graduate of UCLA and AFI, his credits include writing or story-editing over 150 produced TV scripts for shows broadcast on the Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, BBC, Netflix, CBC, CTV and many other domestic and foreign networks. He’s also developed shows for many production companies, written four TV movies for Showtime Networks, optioned several feature screenplays in Los Angeles, and worked as a director and editor. In 2010 he was nominated for both a Gemini Award (now Canadian Screen Award) and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award, and in 2012 another WGC award.
In addition, Richard teaches screenwriting at Humber College in Toronto, and he wrote Scratch & Sniff, an interactive book app for kids.
Richard lives near Toronto with his wife and their 12-year-old twins… and he’s lived to tell the tale.
Specialties: Writing middle grade and chapter books. Writing and story-editing for youth-oriented TV and film, both live action and animation.