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The House That Lacked a Bogle

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6
Categories: Ghosts, Halloween, Scottish


nic Leodhas

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 25, Num 2, Oct 1997

Story Summary

In the very respectable town of St. Andrews, every house had a bogle of its own, that is all but one. Each member of the household without a bogle tried to tempt a bogle away from someone else's house, but all the bogles were quite content where they were. Young Tammas solved the problem by bringing a bagpipe playing bogle home from the graveyard, who, though quite noisy, solved their problem of respectability.