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Here is a ghostly gazeteer chronicling the numerous contemporary accounts of Northwestern hauntings and other strange happenings reported in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.

The typical Northwestern ghost almost always appears alone, in the form of a faint, often grayish wisp. If it is seen, it is generally not heard. If heard, however, it frequently plays a musical instrument or sings. And while impish — occasionally bopping victims on the head with a pillow — it rarely harms the hauntee. The public ghosts inhabit restaraunts, museums, churches, theaters, hotels — even hospitals. In Yakima, Washington, the "Capitol Theater Ghost" is purported to have once saved a girl's life, while Seattle's famed Pike Place Market appears as well known for its restless spirits as for its excellent shops.

Synopsis:

Humorous ghosts, musical ghosts, snoring ghosts, hitchhiking ghosts, and a levitating dachshund — all in the Pacific Northwest! Containing over one hundred stories from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, as well as comprehensive notes and motif, subject, and location indices, these ghostly tales will reassure those who think they are the only ones with a ghost in the house!

Synopsis:

Here is a ghostly gazeteer chronicling the numerous contemporary accounts of Northwestern hauntings and other strange happenings reported in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.

About the Author

Margaret Read MacDonald is a folklorist, storyteller,and children's librarian based in Seattle. She has regaled children throughout the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Indonesia with her lively retellings of traditional folktales. She is the author of numerous folktale collections and children's picture books, including The Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle, Pickin' Peas, and Tuck-Me-In Tales: Bedtime Stories from Around the World.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874834376
Author:
MacDonald, Margaret Read
Publisher:
August House Publishers
Author:
MacDonald, Margaret Read
Location:
Little Rock :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Tales, american
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Haunted houses
Subject:
Ghost stories, American
Subject:
Haunted houses -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Ghosts -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Ghost stories, American -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Series:
American folklore series
Series Volume:
38-5A
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.41x5.45x.74 in. .71 lbs.

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» Children's » Pacific Northwest » Young Adult Fiction
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Product details 256 pages August House Publishers - English 9780874834376 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Humorous ghosts, musical ghosts, snoring ghosts, hitchhiking ghosts, and a levitating dachshund — all in the Pacific Northwest! Containing over one hundred stories from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, as well as comprehensive notes and motif, subject, and location indices, these ghostly tales will reassure those who think they are the only ones with a ghost in the house!
"Synopsis" by , Here is a ghostly gazeteer chronicling the numerous contemporary accounts of Northwestern hauntings and other strange happenings reported in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.
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