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Goblins and Ghosties Stories of Darkness from Around the World

Written by Maggie Pearson

Illustrated by Francesca Greenwood

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Maggie Pearson has collected folk tales and legends from around the world to create a collection guaranteed to give readers goosebumps. Ghosts, vampires, werewolves and many more supernatural creatures not so familiar to British readers populate the stories. Each one is skilfully told in just a couple of pages, each one leaves its own impression on the reader. Some stories are cheerful, and will make you laugh; others are haunting, in every sense of the word; some are genuinely chilling. This collection is proof, if it were needed, that there’s nothing so satisfying as a well-told ghost story.  ~ Andrea Reece

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Goblins and Ghosties Stories of Darkness from Around the World Synopsis

A stunning selection of folk tales and legends about things that go bump in the night. A wide variety of traditional stories from all over the world, ranging from magical to farcical, unnerving to terrifying. Delightfully illustrated in paper-cut style by Francesca Greenwood.

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ISBN: 9781472913685
Publication date: 27/08/2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781472913685
Publication date: 27th August 2015
Author: Maggie Pearson
Illustrator: Francesca Greenwood
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers

About Maggie Pearson

Whilst her three children were growing up, Maggie Pearson held a variety of jobs - including bar maid, librarian and freelance journalist - but she now pursues a career as a highly-successful children's writer. Her first novel, Owl-Light, was shortlisted for the WH Smith Mind-boggling Book Award. She lives mostly in a sixteenth-century cottage in Suffolk with her husband, two cats and a goat, and sometimes in the French Pyrenees. She spent years compiling this extraordinary collection of folk tales as a labour of love. She has also written A Slip in Time and The Eyes of Doctor Dee for ...

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