The Ghost Catcher

The Ghost Catcher Cover

The Ghost Catcher

A Bengali Folktale

By Martha Hamilton; Mitch Weiss; Kristen Balouch (Illustrator)

August House LittleFolk, Hardcover, 9780874838350, 1pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

Description
In this Bengali folktale, a barber uses his wits and his trusty mirror to outsmart some scary, but unintelligent ghosts.


About the Author
Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss perform in the U.S. as well as abroadas Beauty & the Beast Storytellers. Their books and recordings have won an Irma Simonton Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature. They live in Ithaca, New York.

Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss perform in the U.S. as well as abroadas Beauty & the Beast Storytellers. Their books and recordings have won an Irma Simonton Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature. They live in Ithaca, New York.

Kristen Balouch isan award-winning author and illustrator of "The Mystery Bottle, The King and the Three Thieves, " "Ghost Catcher: A Bengali Tale, " and "Listen to the Storyteller: A Trio of Musical Tales from Around the World". She was a "Publishers Weekly" Flying Start, has received the Erza Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, and her books have been selected asa Golden Kite Illustration Honor Book, a CCBC Best Book of the Year, a Bank Street College Best Book of the Year, and a Charlotte Zolotow Commended Book. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York, and is on the web at www.kristenbalouch.com.