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Long Island in the 1850s was for Jerusha a place of sudden storms, of queer old houses, and lurking ghosts. Her fear of her surroundings is emphasized by her ship captain father's extended departures and by the talk of spirits with which her Great Uncle's Haitian servants constantly confront her. When Jerusha sees a ghostly form hovering over the moon, she is thrilled with ...more
hardcover, 188 pages
Published 1958 by Harcourt, Brace
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Madye Lee Chastain was a children's book author and illustrator who wrote 17 children's books from 1945-1964, most of them for Harcourt, and she illustrated children's books written by other authors as well as her own. She studied at Oglethorpe University, but dropped out of the University to attend the Art School of High Museum in Atlanta. She later studied at Grand Central Art School in New ...moreMore about Madye Lee Chastain...