International Books for Children / Middle Grade Fiction

Seven Ghosts

By Chris Priestley (Author)

OVERVIEW
“As you all know, Grimstone Hall is thought to be the most haunted house in England. But there’s something more important than that. I think we are the only haunted house where all the ghosts are children. It’s rather special, don’t you think?” 
 
Jake and the other finalists in a ghost-story writing competition for children have been invited to tour Grimstone Hall where they’ll learn about the seven ghosts who haunt the grounds! As their guide leads them through grand rooms, hidden nooks, and magnificent grounds, they hear all about the ghosts. But strange shapes and shadows follow Jake as they move through the house, and the tour guide starts behaving very suspiciously. With each tale told, Jake grows more anxious. Soon he’ll discover something is very, very wrong . . .

Union Square & Co.’s EVERYONE CAN BE A READER books are expertly written, thoughtfully designed with dyslexia-friendly fonts and paper tones, and carefully formatted to meet readers where they are with engaging stories that encourage reading success across a wide range of age and interest levels.
 
PRAISE
“Though short in length, this title packs a morbid punch with each child’s violent death (by gunshot, freezing, burning) and ends on a hair-raisingly creepy note . . . . A quick, compelling read perfectly suited to its target audience.” —Kirkus -

Read more

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Chris Priestley is the author of the Tales of Terror series. He is inspired by the tradition of horror stories by authors such as Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley. Chris is also a talented artist and illustrator, and his cartoons have been published in the Independent as well as other UK newspapers. He lives in Cambridge, England.

Pub Date: 4/2/2024

ISBN: 9781454954873

Price: $8.99 / $11.99 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 144 pages, all in 2-color

Trim: 5.12 x 7.75 x 0 Inches

Territories: US/Can/Philippines

Category: Middle Grade Fiction

Age Range: 8 to 12

Publisher: Union Square Kids

Carton Quantity: 72

Series: Everyone Can Be a Reader