Five Poems about Ghosts

Five funny and frightening poems about ghosts, perfect for reading out loud by torchlight. Five Poems about Gh…Gh…Ghosts is for children of all ages and fun for grown-ups too.  This suitably scary mini-anthology makes a perfect present for children who like to feel the occasional frisson down their spines. Guaranteed to also tickle their funny bones.


“He rattled his chains and clattered his bones
And he filled the whole castle with mumbles and moans”

Charles Causley, ‘Colonel Fazackerley’



‘In a Dark Wood’, Anon
‘Colonel Fazackerley’, Charles Causley
‘The Visitor’, Ian Serraillier
‘The Listeners’, Walter de la Mare
‘Timetable’, Julia Rawlinson


Colour illustrations throughout by Amy Blackwell

Five Poems about Ghosts

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