Are ghosts real? Wait — don't answer till you've read this book! These nine true tales from the spirit world are certain to give pause to even the firmest nonbelievers. Listen in on the moans, groans, and laughter of the wraiths who dwell in a French castle; meet the Horror of Berkeley Square, a demon that literally scares people to death; and encounter the specters of presidents and first ladies that continue to inhabit the White House.
Praised by The New York Times as "the dean of children's science writers," Seymour Simon is the author of more than 250 highly acclaimed science books. This illustrated collection of gripping ghost stories will captivate readers of all ages.
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