Books

The Puffin Book of Ghosts And Ghouls

Gene Kemp (and others)

A chilling collection of 14 ghostly stories with a glow-in-the-dark cover!
Enter the terrifying world of the supernatural and meet an unnerving array of ghosts and ghouls, from a Victorian child with disturbing powers, two children with a gruesome plan, a boy who suddenly realizes that HE is a ghost, to a bizarre ghost puppy. These haunting tales from highly acclaimed authors including Gene Kemp, Joan Aiken, Penelope Lively, Michael Morpurgo and others, make the unexplainable and unbelievable so real they will send tingles down your spine and scare you witless!

Biography

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.