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What a great collection of supposedly true ghost stories! I especially liked "Rex--the Shade of Sunnybank" because it involves an author, Albert Payson Terhune. "Escape from Sand Creek," "Fantasma Colorado," and "A Doe Named Dare" interested me because they involved not-so-well-known events in American history. "The Hermitage of the Red Owl" was particularly intriguing because it involved a utopian community on 19th-century Long Island that I'd never heard of (and must read more about!). The ...more
Another great book to add to your Halloween collection if you are getting pumped up for the season. This book has an assortment of stories about ghostly animals. Each story is unique and a lot of fun to read. I am positive this book would be perfect for campfire stories with younger children. The stories are not gory and not really that scary, but are spooky enough to please children. I recommend this book to all parents and schools.