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Haunted

Haunted

Ghost Stories to Chill your Blood

by Susan CooperJoseph Delaney Berlie Doherty and others
Paperback / softback
Publication Date: 02/09/2020
RRP  $19.90 $19.75

A fantastic collection of ghost stories from award-winning authors

Matt Haig, Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Mal Peet, Berlie Doherty, Robin Jarvis, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin and Sam Llewellyn have come together to bring you eleven spine-tingling stories. Watch your step as you take a ghost walk around the ancient city of York and a long-ago woodland which is reawakening.

Be warned of the drowned boy who will stop at nothing to find someone to play with for all time. Look into the mirror, where a lost child lurks, ready to pull you in, and try not to cry out at the monstrous creatures prowling for their next victim. Some stories will make you scream, some will make you shiver – but all will haunt you long after you've put the book down . .

  • This collection brings together some of the most exciting and award-winning voices in children's literature today 
  • Ideal for Halloween 
  • A terrifying bedtime read - for under the covers by torchlight, or aloud at sleepovers.
ISBN:
9781783449866
9781783449866
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-09-2020
Publisher:
Andersen Press Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
336
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x21mm
Weight:
0.27kg
Susan Cooper

Susan Cooper is a world-renowned author of children's books. Born and brought up in England, she worked as a journalist before moving to America, where she now lives.

Her classic The Dark Is Rising sequence has won the Newbery Medal and was twice shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Her Boggart titles have won the Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Smarties Prize.

King of Shadows was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. As well as writing novels, Susan Cooper has written for the theatre and for television.

Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney used to be an English teacher, before becoming the best-selling author of the Spook's series, which has been published in 24 countries and has sold over a million copies. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, is now a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty has written many books for young people and has twice won the Carnegie Medal – for Granny Was a Buffer Girl and Dear Nobody.

Her other titles include Spellhorn, Daughter of the Sea, Willa and Old Miss Annie (Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal) and the anthology Tales of Wonder and Magic. She also writes poetry and plays.

She lives in Yorkshire.

Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and seven other highly acclaimed books for adults, including How to Stop Time, a Sunday Times bestseller, and The Humans.

As a writer for children and young adults he has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. His work has been published in forty languages.

Robin Jarvis

Robin Jarvis started writing in 1988 and quickly became a bestselling author with his Deptford Mice and Whitby Witches series.

Before becoming an author, Robin was a model maker for TV and films. He has been shortlisted for the Carnegie and Smarties Awards, and won the Lancashire Libraries Book of the Year Award.

Robin lives and works in Greenwich, London.

Derek Landy

Derek Landy is the author of the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, which has been published in 35 languages and won him many awards, including the Red House Children’s Book Award and the Irish Book of the Decade.

Derek lives in Ireland. where he spends much of his time trying to come up amusing bios. Demon Road is his brand-new YA series.

Mal Peet

Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

A writer and illustrator, Mal produced many books for children throughout his lifetime, most of them in collaboration with his wife, Elspeth Graham.

He also wrote a critically acclaimed adult novel, The Murdstone Trilogy.

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and grew up in Brighton. He worked in a bookshop there and on various other projects before starting a career as an illustrator.

Although he has been writing stories since he was very young, Mortal Engines was the first to be published - and to incredible critical acclaim. Philip lives in Devon.

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