GHOSTS GALORE, Haunting Verse

By: Fisher, Robert (editor)

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a collection of spooky poetry aimed at children, featuring "Sinister ghosts and comic ghosts, sad ghosts and rollicking ghosts, poems to make you laugh and poems to make you shiver--"; contributors are a varied lot, ranging from the indefatiguable Anonymous to J.R.R. Tolkien, from an 11-year-old identified only as Farah to Robert Service, and many others (Osbert Sitwell, William Carlos Williams, Ralph Hodgson, Ted Hughes, Christina Rossetti, Russell Hoban, W.S. Gilbert, Henry Treece, Walter de la Mare, et cetera); the back cover contains this ringing endorsement from a nine-year-old who appreciates his spooky stuff: "I liked it very much and think it would make a smashing scary present."; cover illustration by Penny Dann; 91 pgs. (incl. Acknowledgements, Index of First Lines and Index of Authors); faint vertical bend to top half of front cover, previous owner's name/date to inside front cover; internally tight and clean;

Title: GHOSTS GALORE, Haunting Verse

Author Name: Fisher, Robert (editor)

Illustrator: Rowena Allen

Categories: Children--Youth--Juvenile,

Edition: 2nd paperback edition

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

ISBN Number: 0-571-13926-4

ISBN Number 13: 9780571139262

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall

Seller ID: 009610

Keywords: GHOSTS, SPECTRES, JUVENILE POETRY, POEMS, SPOOKS, ROBERT FISHER, ROWENA ALLEN, PENNY DANN, HAUNTS, HAUNTINGS