A spine-tingling collection of ghost stories.When a boy finds himself drawn into an empty house one cold night, he enters a room in which twelve unusual-looking people sit around a table. And the thirteenth chair is pulled out for him.One by one, each of those assembled tells their ownghost story: tales of doom and death; of ghostly creatures and malevolent spirits; of revenge and reward. It is only at the end of the night that the boy starts to understand what story he must tell . . .
Dave Shelton is the author of Thirteen Chairs. His UK debut novel for children, A Boy And A Bear In A Boat, was shortlisted for numerous awards in the UK and won the Branford Boase Award --- an award given to an outstanding children's or young adult novel by a first-time writer. He's also the creator of the UK comic strip "Good Dog, Bad Dog." He lives in Cambridge, England, with his family.
"Thirteen chills I'll never forget."--R.L. Stine*"Fans of chills and things that go bump in the night will want to read this uniformly excellent work--with the lights on."--School Library Journal, starred review"An enjoyable collection of ghost stories, perfect for reading by flashlight."--Kirkus Reviews"These tangled yarns will continue to ensnare readers' thoughts even after the final page is turned."--Horn Book Review