It's True! Hauntings happen and ghosts get grumpy (17): Hauntings Happen and Ghosts Get Grumpy

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Allen & Unwin, Jan 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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PSST! It's True! This is the best book on the SUPERNATURAL you'll ever read!

What would you do if furniture threw itself downstairs and fires broke out in the cupboards? Or if you saw a festering green hand appear behind you in a mirror? In this engrossing book about the supernatural, Meredith Costain tells some spine-chilling stories and examines the evidence on teleportation, UFOs, psychic detectives, premonitions about the sinking of the Titanic, Christopher Columbus's experience inside the Bermuda Triangle, and many other mysteries of mind, time and space.

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Page 70 - Carriages without horses shall go, And accidents fill the world with woe. Around the world thoughts shall fly In the twinkling of an eye.
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About the author (2006)

Meredith rocked through the eighties playing piano and synth in blues and cover bands in grungy inner-city Melbourne pubs. Though music is still a vital part of her life, she has been a prose writer since the 90s. As well as writing her own books, Meredith has reviewed kids' books, edited a kids' magazine and taught in a professional writing course.

Craig Smith's warm, exuberant illustrations have delighted children for over thirty years. Craig has several award-winners to his credit and his titles appear regularly on Children's Choice Award shortlists. Finding humour in domestic, family and school situations, and a fondness forunusual perspectives and energetic characterization are features of his work. His best known titles include the classics Whistle Up the Chimney (winner of a NSW Premier's literary award), Dreadful David, Where's Mum? and Billy the Punk. His lively black and white work features in Bob the Builder and the Elves and the pop

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