Dripping Blood Cave

Dripping Blood Cave, and Other Ghostly Stories, by Raymond Bial

Dripping Blood Cave:
And Other Ghostly Stories
by Raymond Bial

Crickhollow Books • October 2010
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Ghost Stories
(for ages 8–12 and up)
Softcover, 200 pages, 6” x 9”
$13.95 • ISBN 978-1-933987-13-2
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THEMES

Friendship • Local History
Rural & Small-town Life • Midwestern Folklore
Humorous Ghost Stories

PRAISE FOR OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES

“Readers will find the suspense satisfying
and the main character a sympathetic hero.”
Booklist (American Library Association)

A page-turner . . . will keep readers looking forward
to further exploits of these two ghost sleuths.”
School Library Journal

RELATED TITLES BY THIS AUTHOR

The Fresh Grave & Other Ghostly Stories

The Ghost of Honeymoon Creek

Shadow Island: A Spooky Tale of Lake Superior

A fun collection, and not one to be missed.”
Midwest Book Review

Kids will love these ghostly adventures!”
– Margo Dill’s Read These Books and Use Them!

ABOUT THIS BOOK

In this delightful new collection of humorous ghost stories by noted children’s author Raymond Bial, young readers will enjoy the further adventures of young teen Hank Cantrell and his fleet-of-foot, ’fraidy-cat sidekick, Clifford Hopkins.

Together, the two ghost magnets encounter a host of spooks, haunts, spectres, and just plain ornery folks who won’t die and go away . . . until Hank works out a solution (assisted – if that’s the word – by the big-talking, fainthearted Cliffie).

The book picks up where two previous volumes of Hank & Clifford stories left off (The Ghost of Honeymoon Creek and The Fresh Grave & Other Ghostly Stories).

Join the plucky fellows, and their sweethearts Rosie and Mary Ethel, as they scour the surroundings of mythical small-town Myrtleville, somewhere in the rural Midwest, for another round of fun, not-so-scary adventures . . . facing (and learning some valuable lessons from) the ghosts of the past.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Raymond Bial is the acclaimed author of more than 100 books for children and adults, including Amish Home, The Underground Railroad, Where Lincoln Walked, Nauvoo, Ellis Island, and others. His previous ghost stories include The Fresh Grave, The Ghost of Honeymoon Creek, and Shadow Island. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.