Goblins and Ghosties: Stories of Darkness from Around the World

Author(s): Maggie Pearson

Young Adult

A stunning selection of folk tales and legends about things that go bump in the night. A wide variety of traditional stories from all over the world, ranging from magical to farcical, unnerving to terrifying. Delightfully illustrated in paper-cut style by Francesca Greenwood.


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Traditional tales of things that go bump in the night. A sinister and spooky collection beautifully illustrated in paper-cut style.

Whilst her three children were growing up, Maggie Pearson held a variety of jobs - including bar maid, librarian and freelance journalist - but she now pursues a career as a highly-successful children's writer. Her first novel, Owl-Light, was shortlisted for the WH Smith Mind-boggling Book Award. She lives mostly in a sixteenth-century cottage in Suffolk with her husband, two cats and a goat, and sometimes in the French Pyrenees. She spent years compiling this extraordinary collection of folk tales as a labour of love. She has also written A Slip in Time and The Eyes of Doctor Dee for the Victorian Flashbacks series, Is There Anybody There? for the Wired Up series, and the folk tale collection The House of the Cats.

General Fields

  • : 9781472913685
  • : Allen & Unwin(Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : Allen & Unwin(Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maggie Pearson
  • : Hardback
  • : 160