The way my house is, if you stand out in the back yard, one can see the hall way leading to the bedrooms. It starts with grandpa as a child hurrying home through the woods, smack into a confluence of witches at a spot called witches crossroads. Flora, james is the author of grandpas ghost stories, vol. We are interested in true stories from readers like you, if you had a real experience related to ghosts, spirits and haunted places, especially if you are a paranormal investigator, psychic or. These ghoulish and amusing stories and wildly inventive illustrations will keep readers shivering. Every time i read grandpas ghost stories i find something new hidden in floras imaginative drawings. The boy went to the deep past of the lagoon one night to kill the monster, and he. James floras fantastically illustrated books captivated kids throughout the 1960s and 70s, so much so that secondhand copies sell for exorbitant sums. Grandpas ghost stories has been the most soughtafter of his childrens books, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since. This book is more appropriate for kids ages from 9 and and up as they can already processed these kind of ghastly tales. In the notsodistant future, ari and evan beg their grandfather for a bedtime story. A ten year old boy wanted to kill the ghost of the lagoon, tupo, because the monster killed the boys father. But grandpas stories are far from soothing, since his stories are scarier than any.
Grandpas ghost stories james flora, 1978 in grandpas ghost stories 1978, a boy, frightened by the sounds of a raging thunderstorm, seeks comfort from his grandfather. Grandpas ghost amazing stories discussion moviechat. Features voice work by kevin kid kazooey macdowell and dave walter, and. Grandpa s ghost stories was first published on late 1978. Jim floras fantastically illustrated books captivated kids throughout the 1960s and 70s, so much so that secondhand copies sell for exorbitant sums. Grandpa s ghost stories has been the most soughtafter of his childrens books, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since its original publication in 1978. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Story and pictures by flora, james and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. On a stormy night in a creaky house grandpa remembers a childhood fright. His grandpa meant to do those nice things for his wife, but didnt get the chance, so edwin put on the disguise and did it for him. Grandpas ghost stories has been the most soughtafter of his childrens books, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since its original. Theres something off about the scarecrow on my grandpas. Grandpas ghost stories story and pictures gets free book.
Grandpas ghost stories by james flora introduction by irwin chusid james floras fantastically illustrated books captivated kids. Moviechat forums amazing stories discussion grandpas ghost grandpas ghost posted 12 years ago by justbeth82. Showing off to each other, they transform grandpa into a snake. Eventually, the story ends, and we can move on with our lives. Just last week we signed an agreement with feral to reprint floras last 1982 book, grandpas witchedup christmas.
This edition includes an introduction by writer, radio personality and cultural historian irwin chusid, who has published several books of floras artworks and illustrations, and also runs. My grandpa died in 2001 and he was one of the reasons my parents divorced. The childrens book, grandpas ghost stories was first published in 1978 and details the story of a grandpa comforting his grandson during a storm by sharing tales of the scarier things that exist. Grandpas ghost stories has been the most soughtafter of his childrens books, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since its. We note his passing here because adams feral house books reprinted jim floras legendary 1978 book grandpas ghost stories in 2017. The living ghost grandpa story book 1 by blessing abiaka.
Grandpas ghost stories by james flora 2017, hardcover. Home books grandpas ghost stories what is jacketflap. Feral house was known for publishing edgy titles, and adam was the heart and. Ben hanna bill emerson jack petracek page maintained and facilitated by d. In grandpas ghost stories 1978, a boy, frightened by the sounds of a raging thunderstorm. He was tough and had plenty of kick ass stories from when he was in the army or when he worked as a carpenter, but he was the nicest guy you could ever hope to meet. He agrees, and tells the children a haunting tale about the last elephant to walk the earth. Grandpa proceeds to tell three stories, each as wild and whimsical as the 1950s jazz album cover art that artist and author james flora a.
Jacketflap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for children and young adults. Grandpas ghost stories by james flora, hardcover barnes. James flora grandpa chooses a stormy night to relate his encounters with several ghoulish characters. Sitting on grandpas lap in the middle of a thunderstorm an. Grandpas ghost stories is the most sought after title, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since its original publication in 1978. The highly anticipated reprint of a classic childrens book by renowned illustrator and graphic designer james flora. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Grandpas ghost stories was first published on late 1978. Grandpa s ghost stories is a spooky and silly delight for all ages. Grandpas witchedup christmas by james flora kirkus. And so we hear of a bag of bones in a deserted shack. Grandpas ghost stories vintage kids books my kid loves. Hardcover, 32 pages published on august 1, 1978 by margaret k.
Grandpas ghost stories has been the most soughtafter of his childrens books, and feral house is pleased to announce the first reprint since its original publication in 1978. Maybe we have a harder time sleeping than we did before we watched it follows or read the shining, but we can have relative peace of mind knowing that those monsters are confined to fiction true ghost stories and strange encounters with the unknown are a different. Watch grandpas ghost season 1, episode 22 of amazing stories or get episode details on. The bag of old bones, the cave of the warty witch, and the house of ghastly ghost.
Irwin chusid grandpa chooses a stormy night to relate his encounters with several ghoulish characters. An exploration of the finest in art, illustration, crafts and design from around the world featuring animals, both real and fantastic. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the childrens young adult book. Grandpa has ears that truly listen arms that always hold love thats neverending, and a heart thats made of gold. Horror movies and books appeal to us because theyre finite. Buy a cheap copy of grandpa s ghost stories book by james flora. Grandpas ghost stories, book by james flora paper over.
Grandpas ghost stories by james flora 1978, hardcover. Says, if fact, that he would have worshipped this book as a child. Semianimated version of jim floras classic childrens book. Grandpas ghost stories, 1978 james flora confused where is this from.
In his own words, grandparent memory book by hillbilly ghost dec 26, 2019. Featuring voice work by kevin macdowell and dave walter, and some nice. Peggy parishs first amelia bedelia picture book came out in 1963. So, i open its pages again and again, knowing that i am giving the boy what he. Grandpas ghost stories hardcover politics and prose. This short story serves as a stark warning about the world we may someday face if we dont change the course of things. Grandpas ghost stories james flora, 1978 the haunted closet. Amazing stories grandpas ghost tv episode 1986 imdb. The authorillustrators seemingly simple line work is a testament that childrens book illustration doesnt have to be hitech in order to be highly effective and attentiongrabbing. Grandpas ghost stories by james flora hardcover excellent condition.
For fans of illustrator james flora, the news that his childrens book grandpas ghost stories has been rescued from oblivion is a treat worthy of halloween and an early christmas present for those who dont know flora by name, no worries you most likely have seen his work adorning the coolest covers of jazz albums issued by the rca victor label in the 1950s. The scarytaletelling grandpa of grandpas ghost stories pulls a holiday switch in this one, setting a typical halloween adventure on christmas eve and ending it with a rescue by santa claus. Your ghost stories is your source for sharing paranormal experiences and hauntings. Animals as an endless source of creative inspiration. You see, his grandpa had passed away too, somewhat earlier in the story.1180 187 1081 1359 70 958 485 1306 862 1279 1585 630 1121 244 759 1655 1189 1297 529 1452 1435 1089 991 1115 1636 1017 25 1586 1125 552 5 1358 1530 1498 768 327 862 446 48 1197 1010