This chilling collection of ghost stories will haunt your imagination. From the ethereal beauty of 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' to the chilling horror of 'Thornley Abbey', this collection brings together a wide range of supernatural stories by top classic and contemporary writers. Prepare to be scared out of your wits! This collection includes: "The Knock at the Manor Gate" - Franz Kafka; "Yesterday's Witch" - Gahan Wilson; "A Legion Marching In" - John Hynam; "The Lawyer and the Ghost" - Charles Dickens; "The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Being Bagged" - Anon (India); "School for Ghosts" - Adapted by Vida Derry; "The Little Yellow Dog" - Mary Williams; "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn" - Kenneth Grahame; "The Lilies" - Alison Price; "The Emissary" - Ray Bradbury; "John Pettigrew's Mirror" - Ruth Manning-Sanders; "Sredni Vashtar" - Saki (H. H. Munro); "Miss Mountain" - Philippa Pearce; "Was It a Dream?" - Guy de Maupassant; "A Pair of Hands" - Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; "The Boys' Toilets" - Robert Westall; "Left in the Dark" - John Gordon; "The Monkey's Paw" - W. W. Jacobs; "Lost Hearts" - M. R.
Robert Westall wrote eighteen books for children including The Machine Gunners and The Scarecrows, both of which won the Carnegie Medal and the Horn Book awards. He studied at art college and was a Head of Art for many years at a school in Cheshire. He died in 1993.