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The Whispering Room: Haunted Poems

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Ghosts, goblins, witches, scary pea soup fogs, bogeymen, mysterious night noises, sprites, spirits and more -- they're all here in this anthology of terrifically terrifying poems. Wonderfully weird and eerie illustrations add to the haunted mood cast by the book's more than 50 poems. Offering a mix of contemporary and classic verse, as well as traditional rhymes, the poets ...more
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published September 15th 1996 by Kingfisher
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Henry Grant
Sweet. When I grow up I'm going to read this to my kids.
This book contains an uneven selection of poems, illustrations, and authors. So, overall it is an average collection of poetry. I'm sure that there are better out there.

2.5 stars.
Eerie, moody, perfectly macabre poems, beautifully illustrated. Still in print as THE KINGFISHER BOOK OF SCARY POEMS.
Kaye P
Apr 27, 2010 Kaye P rated it 5 of 5 stars
I haven't actually read the whole book but the book contains good poetic haunted poetry's.
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
I liked the illustrations better than the poems.
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Gillian Clarke (b. 1937) is one of the central figures in contemporary Welsh poetry, the third to take up the post of National Poet of Wales. Her own poems have achieved widespread critical and popular acclaim (her Selected Poems has gone through seven printings and her work is studied by GCSE and A Level students throughout Britain) but she has also made her cultural mark through her inspirationa ...more
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