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Author Name    Fisher, Robert (editor)

Title   GHOSTS GALORE, Haunting Verse

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   2nd paperback edition

Size   Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall

Publisher   London Faber & Faber 1986

ISBN Number    0-571-13926-4 / 9780571139262

Illustrator   Rowena Allen

Seller ID   009610

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;

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

Price = 5.00 USD




          

                                                    


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