The Haunted House by Kazuno Kohara

The Haunted House

Written by Kazuno Kohara

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3 +. Shortlisted for Best Emerging Illustrator Award, Early Year Awards 2009

Dare you enter the Haunted House? In a big old house at the edge of town there's a spooky surprise in store . . . But who's afraid of a few ghosts? Certainly not the heroine of this story who is an engaging and inventive little girl with real girl power. In fact she’s the sort of girl that little girls look up to. With a highly original artwork style that's perfect for Halloween, this quirky and very funny story marks the debut of a genuinely original new talent in picture books. Available in both hardback and this paperback.


The Haunted House by Kazuno Kohara

In a big old house at the edge of town there's a spooky surprise in store. But who's afraid of a few ghosts? Not this little girl.

About the Author

Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara grew up in Japan and came to the UK as a student, where she studied for an MA in printmaking at Anglia Ruskin University, graduating in 2007. The Haunted House, Kazuno's first book, drew great critical acclaim for its distinctive lino-cut design and was voted one of the Best Illustrated Children's Books by the New York Times in 2008. Her second book, Jack Frost, was published in October 2009. Kazuno currently lives in Cambridge.

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32 pages


Kazuno Kohara
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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

3rd October 2008




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