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Ghost Riders

True Ghost Stories of Planes, Trains & Automobiles

by Barbara Smith

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fantasy & magic, folklore & mythology
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list price: $9.95 USD
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published: Sep 2004
ISBN:9781894877565
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From acclaimed author Barbara Smith comes this long-awaited series of children's books. Based on true accounts of hauntings, and told with a master storyteller's eye for detail, these collections will scare, astound and instruct kids of all ages. This book is the perfect spine-chilling companion for young readers on long journeys. This collection of chilling ghost stories takes place on highways, byways and aboard a variety of types of transportation. A mysterious model plane flies in circles over an eerie pit, warning a passerby of a strange situation below. Goaded by a creepy bus driver, a boy gets on a weird school bus and realizes the passengers are from another time.

About the Author

Barbara Smith is the author of over thirty books, including Great Canadian Ghost Stories, Campfire Stories of Western Canada, The Famous Five, The Valiant Nellie McClung, Hoaxes and Hexes, The Mad Trapper, and perennial bestsellers Ghost Stories of Alberta, Ghost Stories and Mysterious Creatures of British Columbia, and Ghost Stories of the Rocky Mountains.

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Contributor Notes

BARBARA SMITH has always been a collector of folklore and in recent years has successfully combined it with her other passion, writing. She is the author of 19 ghost stories books to date, many of them best-sellers. A charismatic public speaker, Barbara is a frequent guest on radio and television. The Toronto-born author has lived for many years in Edmonton, where she received her B.A. English from the University of Alberta. She has taught creative writing courses at the university and college level. Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Barbara and her husband Bob currently live in Edmonton, Alberta.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12

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