Spooky Stories: Three Stories in One

Spooky Stories: Three Stories in One

by Gillian Cross (Author), Mary Hoffman (Author), PenelopeLively (Author)

Synopsis

This volume contains three spooky stories to scare you silly! Dracula's Daughter by Mary Hoffman - When the Battys find a baby on their step they decide to keep her. Angela grows up like any other child, until her teeth appear, sharp and pointed. At Hallowe'en, more spooky things begin to happen too! Debbie and the Little Devil by Penelope Lively - Debbie has no end of trouble with a little red devil who thinks it's a great joke to cheat in every game they play. But Debbie likes to win as well, so she decides to trick him - using her own secret weapon! The Monster from Underground by Gillian Cross - Bomber Wilson hates writing, so he's dreading keeping a nature diary - especially when bossy Harriet makes fun of his ideas. But Bomber's fantastic discoveries in his garden at night make his diary more interesting than anyone could have imagined.Dare you open the covers of this spooky book?

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd
Published: 01 Sep 2008

ISBN 10: 1405242302
ISBN 13: 9781405242301
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years

Author Bio
Mary Hoffman's first book, White Magic, was published in 1975. Since then, she has written about eighty books for children, including the picture book Amazing Grace, the Stavaganza series of novels and the anti-war anthology Lines in the Sand. She has three adult daughters and lives in West Oxfordshire. Her website is: www.maryhoffman.co.uk Penelope Lively was born in Cairo, Egypt. She has won the Carnegie with The Ghost of Thomas Kempe and the Whitbread award and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize twice. She was awarded the OBE in 1989 and CBE in 2002. Penelope Lively lives in London. Her website is: penelopelively.net Gillian Cross has won the Carnegie, the Whitbread and the Smarties awards. Her books include Beware of the Demon Headmaster.Her website is gilliancross.co.uk Chris Riddell has illustrated over 100 books for children and has won many awards. He also draws a cartoon every Sunday in the Observer. He lives in Brighton. His website is: www.chrisriddell.com Valeria Petrone works with publishers in the UK, US, Japan, France and Italy, where she lives. Her website is valeriapetrone.com Chris Priestley has been an illustrator and cartoonist for many years, and he has also written his own books since 2000.