Chilling with Ghosts: A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural (Paperback)
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Discover everything about ghosts in this fun handbook packed with spooky tales, engrossing science, and fascinating history–perfect for middle grade readers and mythology fans!
Boo! Do you believe in ghosts? What’s up with haunted houses? And how exactly do you bust a ghost? Uncover the spooky and spectral world of ghosts in Chilling with Ghosts, a field guide for the curious and the adventurous. Step into the unknown—if you dare!—and discover:
· Haunting history and super weird science! Meet ghosts from ancient mythology and find out what exactly ghost fungus is.
· Scary ghost stories of all kinds! Meet the ghost of the renowned playwright William Shakespeare and craft your very own ghost story.
· A globe-trotting tour of haunted spots! Travel all around the world, from the Catacombs of Paris to the Winchester Mystery House.
Chilling with Ghosts is the second book in the Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural series, a hilarious and haunting exploration of how myths and legends shape our lives. Get to know ghost lore with enchanting illustrations and hands-on activities, like brewing homemade ectoslime. It’s a spooky world out there—grab your guide, and let’s go!
Look for Hanging with Vampires for another frightfully good read!
About the Author
Insha Fitzpatrick is a New Jersey–based author who loves all things horror. She’s the writer of Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott: Rosa Parks (Who HQ), illustrated by Abelle Hayford. She’s also the cowriter of the middle-grade graphic novel series Oh My Gods! with Stephanie Cooke and illustrator Juliana Moon. When she’s not writing, she’s watching horror movies or reality TV and deep-diving into all things true crime.
Lilla Bölecz is a Hungarian graphic artist and illustrator whose passion is creating peculiar, thought-provoking, and mystical scenes and characters inspired by, among other things, nature and mythology.
“A scary-good read.”—Parent Map
Praise for Hanging with Vampires
“Fans of all things supernatural will be horrified—and highly entertained.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fitzpatrick focuses on vampires in a fang-in-cheek tone...any good guidebook leaves readers feeling prepared, and this one is no exception.”—Booklist
“I absolutely loved it! This book really is perfect for kids who are interested in vampire lore whether that be in pop culture or folk traditions from around the world. Loved Lilla Bölecz's illustrations, they are so charming.”—Bree Paulsen, author of Garlic and the Vampire
“You'll eat up this fang-scinating look at vampire mythology! It’s terror-ific!”—Anne Marie Pace, author of Vampirina Ballerina