Gene Kemp

The Puffin Book of Ghosts And Ghouls
  • The Puffin Book of Ghosts And Ghouls

    • Gene Kemp

    • Gene Kemp (Edited by)

    • Nick Harris (Edited by)

    Get ready for Halloween with these terrifying tales. . .

    Have you checked under your bed? Made sure there's nothing hiding in your wardrobe?

    Good. Then you should be safe to read this book...

    Settle down for the 14 ghostly stories lurking behind the glow in the dark cover...

    Enter the terrifying world of the supernatural and meet an unnerving array of ghosts and ghouls, including a Victorian child with disturbing powers, two children with a gruesome plan, and a bizarre ghost puppy.

    These shuddering short stories come from highly acclaimed authors, including:

    Gene Kemp
    Joan Aiken
    Penelope Lively
    Michael Morpurgo
    Ray Bradbury

    Are you brave enough to make it through all 14 stories?

Gene Kemp (1926-2015) grew up in Staffordshire. She studied at Exeter University and became a teacher. Her first novel The Pride of Tamworth Pig was published in 1972. She became best known for her Cricklepit stories including The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler which won her the Library Association's Carnegie Medal and the 1977 Other Award. In 1984 she was awarded an honorary Master of Arts degree by Exeter University in recognition of her achievements.