Have you ever wondered
what it would be like to see a ghost? If you have, this is the book for
you. Based on a thorough examination of ghosts reported in the United
States and Europe, this book will tell you where ghosts come from and
what they really look like. It describes six different types of ghosts,
from the one that dwells in a haunted house to the mischievous
poltergeist, and suggests how you can begin your own ghost hunt (hint:
start in your local library, not the the local cemetery). It lists
"Ten Ways to Find a Ghost"--did you know that your chances are
better if you stay indoors and read a book?--and gives scientific advice
on how to prove your ghost really exists and how to write up a
convincing Ghost Report. By the time you're done, you'll be a tried and
true Ghost Detective. For ages 8 and up.
This was my very first
published book, and it was well-received. Houghton Mifflin unexpectedly
put it out of print a number of years ago. Check below to buy a
used copy from Amazon.
How to Find a Ghost. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,
1988. Avon paperback edition, 1990.