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Ghastly Ghosts
Ghastly Ghosts

Ghastly Ghosts

By Teresa Bateman, Illustrated by Ken Lamug

3-5

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.99 (US $16.99) (CA $22.99)

Publication Date: September 2019

ISBN 9780807528648

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Sep 2019)

Price: $16.99
 
 

Overview

A rhyming, rollicking haunted house story that's fun to read aloud

Old Dave inherits a lonely old house from his uncle—a nice enough place, if a bit lonely. One cold night he hears a voice: Ghastly ghosts in the old coal shed! At first he tries to ignore it, but he hears it again and again—Ghastly ghosts in the old coal shed! And when the fireplace runs out of coal, Dave has no choice but to brave the dreaded coal shed...and whatever dwells within. But Old Dave's got an idea that just might work out for him AND the spirits.

Reviews

"This is a great rhyming read-aloud, especially if the reader's voice embraces the drama... A delicious scare for audiences ready for chills." —Kirkus Reviews

Author Biography

Teresa Bateman is the author of many books for children, including Paul Bunyan vs. Hals Halson: The Giant Lumberjack Challenge!, The Bully Blockers Club, and April Foolishness. She is a children's librarian and lives in Washington state. Ken Lamug made comics and books from scraps of used copy paper as a boy. He returned to his creative roots as an adult and has been having loads of fun making books and comics for all ages. He lives in Nevada.