The Old Nurse's Story: A Ghost Story for Christmas

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Product Details

Price
$6.95  $6.39
Publisher
Biblioasis
Publish Date
Pages
72
Dimensions
4.0 X 0.4 X 5.9 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781771963152
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About the Author

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1810-1865, produced no less than 46 written works during her lifetime, including novels, short stories, and non-fiction. Some of her more famous works are North and South and Cranford.

Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookaville and Clyde Fans, the first graphic novel nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His comics have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeneys Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including the cover of the New Yorker, the Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries. He is Lemony Snicket's partner for the series All the Wrong Questions. He designs several classic comics reprint series, notably collections of work by Charles Schulz, John Stanley, and Doug Wright.

He was the subject of a National Film Board documentary entitled Seth's Dominion. Seth lives in Guelph, Canada, with his wife Tania and two cats in a house he has named Inkwell's End.

Reviews

Praise for Christmas Ghost Stories

"[This] series of Christmas ghost stories, miniature books chosen and illustrated by the cartoonist Seth ... [offers] chills--and charm." --John Williams, New York Times Book Review

"I just bought my set of these and they ... are ... PERFECT. I hope they do these every year."--Patton Oswalt

"These are beautiful little books ... [My family's] been reading them at home, and we've actually put them away so we can re-read them on Christmas Eve." --Matt Galloway, CBC's Metro Morning

"For Seth, this is really a labour of love." --Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen

"The two classic Christmas ghost stories that Seth and Biblioasis fashioned last year were a huge success for us. Nifty packaging, striking design--so Seth." --Ben McNally, Ben McNally Books, Toronto, ON

"Seth's Christmas Ghost Stories series resurrects the legacy of fireside tales at Christmas with these beautifully illustrated editions."--John Toews, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB