One Stormy Night by Ruth Brown
(Picture Puffins)

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Chills abound in this delightful ghost story set in an ancient country manor house. But the scares are perfectly suited to very young readers--the ghost in question is an adorably charming puppy. Young readers discover why shivers follow the little dog wherever he goes. Acrylic-paint illus.
 

About Ruth Brown

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Ruth Brown has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children since her first book was published in 1978. Among her many notable titles are "If at First You Do Not See," "Copycat," and "A Dark, Dark Tale," She lives with her husband and two sons in Bath, England.
 
Published November 5, 1992 by Andersen Press Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The wind is howling, but a full moon shines the night the little white dog comes in the wrought-iron gate to explore a stately home dating back to Elizabethan times.

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In spare, suspenseful text and with rich full-spread paintings, Brown evokes a dog's eye view of a darkly gothic setting, said PW about this gentle, moody ghost story. Ages 3-7. (Aug.)

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At the end, with the storm lifting just before dawn, Brown's palette shifts to violets and then to pale greens and yellows, counterpointing her final, agreeably shivery surprise: the little dog returns to its haven within a timeworn church--animated only by the singularly stormy night, the dog is...

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In spare, suspenseful text and with rich full-spread paintings, Brown evokes a dog's eye view of a darkly gothic setting, said PW about this gentle, moody ghost story. Ages 3-7. (Aug.)

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