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The Orchard Book of Ghostly Stories

The Orchard Book of Ghostly Stories (Paperback)

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Come closer and listen to these chilling ghostly tales, from master storyteller, Martin Waddell. For when darkness falls, there are echoes and creaks and whispers in the night ..." ...the stories are quite beautifully written. The pastel pictures, too, echo the atmosphere of the stories and the end product is a book which is a joy to own." - Carousel.Martin Waddell treats us to a feast of ghostly stories, like that of Lady Charles, who after greedily gorging on food and wine finds The Hunger quietly waiting for her; or lonely old Boneless, a restless spirit that craves company in a deserted farmhouse; or the kindly soul of Farmer Soft Butter, as he returns peace to his farm and those he loves.All these stories and more glow from each page as Sophy Williams' atmospheric illustrations ensure these haunting tales linger with you, long after you have closed the book.

Children'sFiction & true storiesHorror & ghost stories, chillers Publisher: Hachette Children's Group Publication Date: 31/12/2009 ISBN-13: 9781843628484  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Martin Waddell is perhaps today's most-loved children's book writer. He has won many awards including The Hans Christian Andersen Award which is the highest international recognition given to creators of children's books. He has also won the Smarties Prize (twice) for Farmer Duck and Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? and The Other Award for his story for older children, Starry Night. Martin has also written the poignant picture book Room for a Little One for Orchard Books. He lives in County Down, Northern Ireland.Sophy Williams is a highly accomplished illustrator whose work is acclaimed throughout the world. Her first picture book, When Grandma Came, by Jill Paton Walsh, was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award. For Orchard, she has also illustrated The Orchard Book of Starry Tales and The Night You Were Born.

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