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Old Nurse's Story, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by (author) Elizabeth Gaskell

illustrated by Seth

Publisher
Biblioasis
Initial publish date
Oct 2019
Category
Ghost, Holidays
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771963152
    Publish Date
    Oct 2019
    List Price
    $8.95

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Description

After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the wind?

About the authors

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Seth (Gregory Gallant) was born in the autumn of 1962. He is a cartoonist and book designer. His books include It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken, Clyde Fans, and Wimbledon Green. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife and three cats.

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Seth's Christmas Ghost Stories

“[This] series of Christmas ghost stories, miniature books chosen and illustrated by the cartoonist Seth … [offers] chills—and charm.” —John Williams, New York Times Book Review

“I just bought my set of these and they … are … PERFECT. I hope they do these every year.”—Patton Oswalt

“These are beautiful little books … [My family’s] been reading them at home, and we’ve actually put them away so we can re-read them on Christmas Eve.” —Matt Galloway, CBC’s Metro Morning

“For Seth, this is really a labour of love.” —Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen

“The two classic Christmas ghost stories that Seth and Biblioasis fashioned last year were a huge success for us. Nifty packaging, striking design—so Seth.” —Ben McNally, Ben McNally Books, Toronto, ON

“Seth’s Christmas Ghost Stories series resurrects the legacy of fireside tales at Christmas with these beautifully illustrated editions.”—John Toews, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB

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