Thirteen Chairs (Paperback)

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When a boy finds himself drawn into an empty house one cold night, he enters a room in which twelve unusual-looking people sit around a table. And the thirteenth chair is pulled out for him.One by one, each of those assembled tells their ownghost story: tales of doom and death; of ghostly creatures and malevolent spirits; of revenge and reward. It is only at the end of the night that the boy starts to understand what story he must tell . . .

About the Author

Dave Shelton is the creator of the comic strip GOOD DOG, BAD DOG. His debut novel for children, A BOY AND A BEAR IN A BOAT, was shortlisted for numerous awards in the United Kingdom and won the Branford Boase Award--an award given to an outstanding children’s or young adult novel by a first-time writer. He lives in Leicester, England with family. You can visit him online at

Praise For…

"Thirteen chills I'll never forget."--R.L. Stine

*"Fans of chills and things that go bump in the night will want to read this uniformly excellent work--with the lights on."--School Library Journal, starred review

"An enjoyable collection of ghost stories, perfect for reading by flashlight."--Kirkus Reviews

"These tangled yarns will continue to ensnare readers' thoughts even after the final page is turned."--Horn Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338032482
ISBN-10: 1338032488
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Publication Date: August 30th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English