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Children's Fiction Ghost Stories

Horribly Haunted Houses

True Ghost Stories

by (author) Barbara Smith

Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Sep 2004
Ghost Stories, Folklore & Mythology
Recommended Age
9 to 12
Recommended Grade
4 to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2004
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  • Downloadable audio file

    Publish Date
    Feb 2021
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Houses are often considered the most haunted of places. In this book you'll meet some young people who live in haunted houses and you'll explore some of the spookiest spaces on the planet.

About the author

Barbara Smith was born and raised in Toronto and lived most of her life in Edmonton before settling in the Victoria area in 2006. Barbara is a full-time writer whose work is inspired by a love of mystery combined with her lifelong interest in social history. She has published over thirty books, twenty of which are collections of true ghost stories, including Campfire Stories of Western Canada, The Mad Trapper and perennial bestsellers Ghost Stories of Alberta, Ghost Stories and Mysterious Creatures of British Columbia, Ghost Stories of the Rocky Mountains and Canadian Ghost Stories. Barbara was also featured on the Discovery Channel's Hunt for the Mad Trapper.

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