Fall 2018

The Ghostly Carousel

Delightfully Frightful Poems

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

A zombie family reunion, a “Jekyll lantern,” a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet? Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown’s poems present a wonderfully creepy cast of characters. Richly detailed paintings add to the frightful fun!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$17.99 $13.49
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JUV017030, JUV069000, JUV057000
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-08-01
ISBN 9781512426618, 9781541524682
Title Format Library Bound Hardcover, Multi-user ebook
Dewey 811/.54
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 10
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed


Publishers Weekly

“[W]ickedly humorous and gently eerie.”—Publishers Weekly

School Library Journal

“A highly recommended purchase for Brown fans and those who relish poems that go bump in the night.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Employing clever puns and unexpected end rhyme, Brown creates as engaging an aural experience as a visual one. . . . [E]mboldens young readers to find fun in things that go bump in the night.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author, Illustrator: Calef Brown

Calef Brown is the author and illustrator of many celebrated books including Polkabats and Octopus Slacks, Dutch Sneakers and Fleakeepers, Tippintown, Hallowillloween, We Go Together!, Boy Wonders, Hypnotize a Tiger, and Flamingos on the Roof, a New York Times bestseller.