Creaky Castle by Jane Clarke
  

Synopsis

Creaky Castle by Jane Clarke

Dare you visit Creaky Castle When the day becomes the night? Dare you find out what's inside? Are you ready for a fright? Discover a host of spooky characters as you lift the flaps in each ghostly room of the Creaky Castle. There are skeletons in the cellar, werewolves in the shower, and a vampire hiding in the clothes chest. And they are all getting ready for some bone-shaking fun at the Creaky Castle party.

About the Author

Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke is the talented author of over 80 books for young children, including the award-wining picture books Gilbert the Great, Knight Time and Stuck in the Mud.

Jane Clarke on Jane Clarke:

I live in Kent with my two Labradors, Bramble and Amber. The dogs love to swim in the sea, so I burn a lot of perfumed candles to stop our house from smelling of damp dog.

Thanks to my Mum and Dad, I had a very happy childhood in the English Midlands. Dad attached a trapeze to the branch of a tree in our garden, and my friends and I spent a lot of time hanging upside down pretending to be acrobats. There were always pets – mice, hamster, and guinea pigs, cats and dogs. For a long time, I thought my dog was my brother. My bedroom was stuffed full of fossils and shells.

My ideas come from my family and pets, my friends and their families, and from school. I often lose all track of time when I’m writing. Amber and Bramble have learned to bring me their leads, to remind me to take them out for a walk.

Most of my stories and poems are funny, because I love to laugh, but sometimes I write about sad things. The saddest thing in my life is my husband’s death. Martin was a lovely man, a great husband and Dad. Andy and Rob are now at university and Martin lives on in them, in our hearts, and in our happy memories.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages

Author

Jane Clarke
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Author's Website

www.jane-clarke.co.uk/

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

29th September 2011

ISBN

9781847388100


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