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Ildren it is recommended for ages 9 12 A not so creepy ghost story misses the point and a great author realizes that gore and psychologically scarring details both of which I agree would probably not be the most appropriate content for a 9 year old are not necessary to a satisfyingly scary tale As an 11 year old I was exploring the classic gothic horror of Poe the tensely scary stories collected by Hitchcock the campfire ready tales of Boogers Witches and Haints from Foxfire 2 and a plethora Boogers Witches and Haints from Foxfire 2 and a plethora slumber party variations on the Hook Man Kids who want scary stories can handle scary stories Unfortunately most of these probably won t fill the billMy own almost 11 year old son passed this book on to me with the caveat that some of the stories were much better than others As he indicated it s worth reading for the gems I l have to repay the favor by introducing him to Alfred Hitchcock s Stories I wrote review "on my blog The Joseph Delaney story was republished in a stand alone book Illustrations "my blog The Joseph Delaney story was republished in a stand alone book Illustrations added to that book The title is different and that version seems to have a ittle bit info Shotgun Wedding (Silhouette Yours Truly, like 2 small pages before they match up I wish that was noted somewhere so I didn t waste my money on two books I read of this one as part of working through the Robin Jarvis canon so I came to this mainly for one particular story The Beach Hut However they were all fairly entertaining efforts But the problem became after a while that there is a certain predictability to the ghost genre that you could see the writers were up against Some did find innovative ways around it or injected some sly humour into the proceedings but I feel the sheer weight of theimitations of the genre dragged all of them down a bit which might be different if the anthology had a broader say horror or weird tales Still that is unlikely to bother young readers of this anthology Stories of the supernatural do not particularly appeal to me I got my hands on this book simply because it contains a story by Matt Haig who s one of the writers I most admireSo I went straight to that one Ghost Walk and Life Changing Smiles liked it Since these stories are pretty much aimed at a young audience I also encouraged my 12 year old to read that story and he claimed toike it as wellThe others were all right Again I m not a fan of the genre The Ghost Wood by Philip Reeve the story immediately after Haig s is also. Ories from a ghost walk around York; to a drowned boy who's determined to find someone to play with; to a ost child trapped in a mirror ready to pull you in; to devilish creatures waiting with. Haunted Author Susan Cooper

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Fine Some of the others were on the dull side at Only a Whisper least to my way of thinking Cute ghost stories in that they are only spooky in the most mild way seemsike most of them are geared toward the middle grade audience Definitely reminds me of the kind of anthologies I d burn through when I was in about 4th 5th grade Fun collection for campfire story sessions My favorites were Ghost In The Machine by Eleanor Updale Ghost Walk by Matt Haig and The Little Ship s Boy by Bernie Doherty Truthfully seeing Matt Haig s name Copper Lake Secrets listed on the cover is what prompted me to get into this book in the first place being a fan of his writingIt was interesting to see in the author bio blurbs at the back of this book that most of the authors featured here don t actually believe in ghosts themselves only that that topic makes for fun what if writing material Iove that in Haig s blurb it s written that he thought he saw a ghost once when he was a child but it might have been a dreamhe HAD eaten a ot of cheese that night LOL The Haunted anthology includes the following short stories The Castle Ghosts Joseph Delaney The Caretakers Susan Cooper Good Boy Mal Peet The Blood Line Jamila Gavin The Ghost in the Machine Eleanor Updale Songs the Dead Sing Derek Landy The Beach The Ghost in the Machine Eleanor Updale Songs the Dead Sing Derek Landy The Beach Robin Jarvis The Praying Down of Vaughan Darkness Sam Llewellyn The Ghost Walk Matt Haig The Ghost Wood Philip Reeve The Little Ship s Boy Berlie Doherty Haunted is an anthology containing scary short stories from some of todays best children s writers and it makes for short stories from some of todays best children s writers and it makes for Halloween reading Immerse yourself in stories of haunted prisons demon worshipers trapped ghosts demon dogs and even a spooky beach hut These stories may be short but they re all well written and there are some great twists in there tooStand out favourites for me included Good Boy by Mal Peet The Beach Hut by Robin Jarvis and The Ghost Wood by Philip Reeve but I enjoyed each of the stories and The Ghost Walk by Matt Haig brought back memories of the ghost walk I did in York a few years ago Anthologies are a great way of trying new authors and I ve definitely found some I want to add to my to read pile with this oneIf you re a horror fan then you l ove Haunted although if you re a bit of a wimp ike I am you may find you only want to read it in daylight Treat yourself to a fright this Halloween pick up your copy today. Bated breath for their next young victim; to an ancient woodland reawakened Some will make you scream some will make you shiver but all will haunt you gently Plain Jane The Hotshot long after you've put the book dow.

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