Over forty stories in one book-all of them very, very short! None of the stories are more than two pages long, but each of them is special and thought-provoking to inspire short story writers. Drawn from a range of sources, including folk tales, urban myths, and narrative jokes, as well as original stories, the stories are ideal for use in the classroom as well as for sleepovers and just for dipping into.
Short and Spooky! includes stories of ghosts of all kinds - some funny, some scary, some shocking-but all guaranteed to give a fright!
Born in Hertfordshire in 1952, Louise Cooper describes herself as 'a typical scatterbrained Gemini'. She spent most of her school years writing stories when she should have been concentrating on lessons, and her first fantasy novel, The Book of Paradox, was published in 1973, when she was just twenty years old. Since then she has published more than 60 booksMore about Louise Cooper