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0141365471
Paperback:The witches:2016
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles You could be sitting next to a witch and never know it. They look like ordinary women but are extremely dangerous to children. Luckily for the boy in this story, his grandmother knows what signs to look for, but things don't go as planned. Ages 5 - 12
199 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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It was so funny and a bit creepy when I found out that the witches were bald and could change you into a mouse
25/07/16
FantasticMrFox
Staffordshire
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0141319992
Paperback:Tom's midnight garden:2005
Author: Pearce, Philippa
Year: 2005
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
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0141324996
Paperback:Krankenstein's crazy house of horror:2009
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Author: Clifford, Rowan
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Charlie and his great mate Ben have landed in a spooky House of Horror - all because of Charlie's new pyjamas. The mean old Stitcher and her stinky sidekick Grumpfart are planning to take revenge on the entire world. Can Charlie and Ben survive the scary house or will they be struck by Stitcher's monsterpiece? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Laugh your socks off with Jeremy Strong
158 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141323264
Paperback:Gobbolino the witch's cat:2008
Author: Williams, Ursula Moray
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Gobbolino's mother was a witch's cat, so naturally little Gobbolino was expected to be one as well. But who ever heard of a witch's cat with blue eyes and one white paw, who preferred sitting by the fire rather than on the end of a broomstick? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Young Puffin modern classics
244 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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055257449X
Paperback:The witch's vacuum cleaner and other stories:2017
Author: Pratchett, Terry
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Corgi Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Poor Mr Swimble is having a bad day. Rabbits are bouncing out of his hat, pigeons are flying out of his jacket and every time he points his finger, something magically appears - cheese sandwiches, socks and even a small yellow elephant on wheels! It's becoming a real nuisance - and he's allergic to rabbits. His friends at the Magic Rectangle can't help, but the mysteriouss vacuum cleaner he saw that morning may have something to do with it. Ages 5 - 12
x, 316 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405661240
Large print:The legend of Captain Crow's teeth:2006:Large print ed
Author: Colfer, Eoin
Author: Ross, Tony
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed
Publisher: Galaxy
Resource type: Physical
Note: Will's brother, Marty, tells the tale of the cutthroat pirate, Captain Crow, one dark night. Will is scared. From that night on, everything starts to go wrong for him. Marty convinces him that the ghost of the evil Captain Crow is out to get him.
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1405654619
Talking book - CD:Breathe, a ghost story:2008
Author: McNish, Cliff
Author: Harbour, Michael N.
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Chivers Children's Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Jack is used to danger - his asthma nearly killed him once. But his new home has a danger he's never known before - the spirits of the dead. Only Jack can see them. And only he can learn their secrets in time to save his mother - and himself. For children
6. - sound discs(6 hr., 45 min.)
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I absolutely love this book. Its about a boy who has athsma and moves into a dusty, creepy old house with ghosts. He has almosta sixth sence for seeing the dead, as his dad died. The Ghost Mother tricks him and takes the form of something precious, but can he save himslef? Read it, and find out :p
20/10/12
jocelyn
Wiltshire
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1408851288
Paperback:Gargoyle Hall:2014
Author: Sage, Angie
Illustrator: Kelly, John
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Araminta throws cold water over her best friend's mum to disperse a crowd of panicked bats, it's decided Araminta has been 'helpful' one too many times, and she is packed off to boarding school. On arrival, Araminta is surprised to discover that Gargoyle Hall makes her home, Spook House, seems positively cosy. Strange moans and clanks echo down the corridors and the two head girls are equally creepy. Most of the other pupils have been scared away, but Araminta senses that something - or someone - is behind the menace. With the help of best friend Wanda and Uncle Drac's prize bat, she is going to do something about it! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Araminta Spook
274 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm (pbk)
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1408489155
Talking book - CD:The further adventures of Gobbolino and the little wooden horse:2010
Author: Williams, Ursula Moray
Author: Whitfield, June
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Chivers Children's Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact discs More exciting, dangerous and magical adventures for Gobbolino and the little wooden horse are told here, as they go to help Gobbolino's wicked sister, Sootica. Ages 5 - 12
3. - sound discs(3 hr., 40 min.)
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1444008234
Hardback:Ghost knight:2012
Author: Funke, Cornelia
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: 11-year-old Jon Whitcroft never expected to enjoy boarding school. He never expected to be confronted by a pack of vengeful ghosts either. And then he meets Ella, a quirky new friend with a taste for adventure. Together, Jon and Ella must work to uncover the secrets of a centuries-old murder, while being haunted by ghosts. Ages 5 - 12 Translated from the German
346 p., ill. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1408463989
Talking book - CD:Krankenstein's crazy house of horror:2010
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Author: Chequer, Paul
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Chivers Children's Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact discs Charlie & his great mate Ben have landed in a spooky House of Horror - all because of Charlie's new pyjamas. The mean old Stitcher & her stinky sidekick Grumpfart are planning to take revenge on the entire world. Can Charlie & Ben survive? Ages 5 - 12
2. - sound discs(2 hr., 19 min.)
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1407106937
Paperback:Revenge of the living dummy:2008
Author: Stine, R. L.
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: Britney Crosby encounters an old ventriloquist's dummy with a lively secret - and a wicked plan. Soon afterwards she receives an invitation to an amusement park where all is not as it seems. Who - or what - is summoning kids to HorrorLand? Britney and her friends must find out fast - or remain trapped forever in the scariest place on Earth! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Goosebumps HorrorLand
128 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406237205
Paperback:Lost in Spooky Forest:2012
Author: O'Reilly, Sean
Author: Arcana Studio.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Junior Graphic Books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: What frightens Frankenstein? When the Mighty Mighty Monsters get lost in the woods, they'll discover that even the mightiest of monsters can get spooked. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Mighty Mighty Monsters
47 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1444001868
Paperback:Ghosts and gadgets:2011
Author: Sedgwick, Marcus
Author: Williamson, Pete
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. The rumblings and wailings from the Lost South Wing can no longer be ignored, as one by one, members of the castle are being found frozen, 'scared to death'. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The raven mysteries
261 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406331627
Paperback:Project, Wolf world:2014
Author: Donbavand, Tommy
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Special Agent Fangs Enigma and his sidekick, werewolf Agent Puppy Brown, were recruited by secret intelligence agency MP1 (Monster Protection, 1st division) to stop the world's super(natural) villains and monster criminals from realizing their evil plans. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The Fangs, vampire spy, series
137 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1407494775
Talking book - CD:Ministry of pandemonium:2012
Author: Westwood, Chris
Author: Wilson, James Daniel
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact discs When Ben Harvester meets the mysterious Mr October in Highgate Cemetery, nothing could have prepared him for the strange and dramatic turn his life is about to take. For children
7. - sound discs(7 hr., 45 min.)
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0747598266
Hardback:Ghostsitters:2008
Author: Sage, Angie
Author: Pickering, Jimmy
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Araminta's Aunt Tabby has won a Transylvanian holiday for four so she and all the adults of Spook House are going for a much-needed break. But it just so happens to be Araminta's birthday, too. So who will keep an eye on Araminta and her friend Wanda? Mathilda, Araminta's 'grown up' cousin, arrives to babysit. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Araminta Spook
213 p., ill. ; 19 cm (hbk)
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0749695110
Paperback:Horowitz graphic horror, Scared:2010
Author: Lee, Tony
Author: Boultwood, Dan
Author: Horowitz, Anthony
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Junior Graphic Books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: Gary hates going to the countryside, he would rather be dead. So when his mum drags him off to his Gran's crummy cottage, he thinks he's in hell. But Gary's messing about with more than he knows when he goes off on his own. The countryside starts to fight back! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Horowitz graphic horror
46 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1509828672
Paperback:Skeleton tree:2017
Author: Ventrella, Kim
Illustrator: Assanelli, Victoria
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Stanley Stanwright finds a bone poking out of the earth in his back garden, he is determined to take a picture of it and send it to National Geographic, thinking it will help bring his dad back home. But the bone begins to grow, reaching up out of the ground until it turns into a skeleton - a skeleton with an unusual interest in his unwell younger sister Miren. As time wears on, Miren's condition worsens, and the only time she is truly at peace is when she is playing with the skeleton. But Stanley is wary of him, especially when he finally manages to get a picture, and spots a scythe at the skeleton's feet. Ages 5 - 12
269 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1474744176
Paperback:The night octopus and other scary tales:[2017]
Author: Dahl, Michael
Illustrator: Bonet, Xavier
Year: [2017]
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Book band level: Dark blue"--Back cover During a visit to her great-aunt Glory, Simone is frightened of the curtains in the room where she sleeps. Like the movement of an octopus, the curtains curl and wave in the light breeze. As the night goes on, the curtains begin to look more and more like a pale, tentacled creature. But surely it is just Simone's imagination. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Michael Dahl's really scary stories
60 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1474744184
Paperback:Shadow shoes and other scary tales:[2017]
Author: Dahl, Michael
Illustrator: Bonet, Xavier
Year: [2017]
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Book band level: Dark blue"--Back cover When she discovers a pair of mysterious shoes under her bed one night, Daphne decides to try them on. Suddenly she can flit noiselessly through the house. She can move through walls, trees and even people as though she were a phantom. But she must remove the shoes by midnight, or they will disappear forever. Learn what happens to Daphne and many others in this collection of scary tales. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Michael Dahl's really scary stories
60 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1474744192
Paperback:The girl in the graveyard and other scary tales:[2017]
Author: Dahl, Michael
Illustrator: Bonet, Xavier
Year: [2017]
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Book band level: Dark blue"--Back cover On the way home from a friend's house late one night, Bradley takes a shortcut through the graveyard. A mysterious girl keeps popping up from behind the gravestones and her face resembles a doll that belonged to Bradley's sister, a doll he stole from her as a prank. Could the spooky doll be back for revenge? Find out the answer to this question and many more in this collection of scary tales. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Michael Dahl's really scary stories
60 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1474744206
Paperback:The library claw and other scary tales:[2017]
Author: Dahl, Michael
Illustrator: Bonet, Xavier
Year: [2017]
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Book band level: Dark blue"--Back cover The dark, secluded biography section at the back of the ancient public library is not a place many people want to visit. But when Darren gets a history assignment that leads him to the spooky room, he finds surprises around every corner and behind every shelf. Follow along to find out what happens to Darren and many others in this collection of really scary stories. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Michael Dahl's really scary stories
61 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1445143909
Hardback:Call of the wild:2015
Author: Barlow, Steve
Author: Skidmore, Steve
Artist: Lopez, Alex
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Book Band: 8 Purple"--Back cover 'Monsters Like Us' follows the whacky adventures of the monstrous three as they attempt to get through school without eating the teachers, running wild or raising hell. In 'Call of the Wild', the class go on a school outing to a safari park. Everything is fine, until they are invited to see the wolves. Can Danny and Sam help Lin to resist running wild in werewolf form, and stop their teacher finding out the truth? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Monsters like us
30 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1842556940
Hardback:Ghosts and gadgets:2009
Author: Sedgwick, Marcus
Author: Williamson, Pete
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orion Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. The rumblings and wailings from the Lost South Wing can no longer be ignored, as one by one, members of the castle are being found frozen, 'scared to death'. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The raven mysteries
261 p., ill. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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