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The Ghostly Carousel

Delightfully Frightful Poems

Calef Brown, Calef Brown (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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A zombie family reunion, a Jekyll lantern, a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet?

Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown's poems present a wonderfully creepy cast of characters. Richly detailed paintings add to the frightful fun

Employing clever puns and unexpected end rhyme, Brown creates as engaging an aural experience as a visual one. . . . E]mboldens young readers to find fun in things that go bump in the night.--Kirkus Reviews

W]ickedly humorous and gently eerie.--Publishers Weekly

A highly recommended purchase for Brown fans and those who relish poems that go bump in the night.--School Library Journal

A]n imaginative exercise perfect for the Halloween season.--The Horn Book Magazine

Carolrhoda Books (R), 9781512426618, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2018