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The Specter of Wandlebury

Story Stats

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

Author

Kevin
Crossley-Holland

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 21, Num 2, Oct 1993

Story Summary

Sir Osbert Fitzhugh arrived at Cambridge Caste in search of wonders. The best, he was told, was at old Wandlebury Fort, where, on the night of the full moon, you could call forth a Knight specter. Sir Osbert wondered what happened to those who won the joust, but no one ever had. Of course, he had to try.