|About the Book|
What happens when we die? Are there really spirits walking among us? Haunting us and helping us? The six short stories in Against the Night will make you think and make you wonder. From the terror of The Mechanical Turk and the evil Mr. Clean, to theMoreWhat happens when we die? Are there really spirits walking among us? Haunting us and helping us? The six short stories in Against the Night will make you think and make you wonder. From the terror of The Mechanical Turk and the evil Mr. Clean, to the mystery of Messages and The Floating Girl, and the horror of Gone and Sixteen Years, once you start reading this book, you wont be able to stop until the last page. And after that, youll check the cupboards and under your bed... to make sure you really are alone in the night. Against the Night is published by Hippo Books, a publisher dedicated to producing interesting, readable and fun books. This book is suitable for English students with upper-intermediate English or higher. Be sure to check out our other Hippo Graded Readers. About the Authors: Patrick Kennedy is the chief editor at Hippo Books. He is also one of Hippos principal writers. He is a DELTA qualified English teacher with over ten years experience teaching in Europe and Asia. Patrick has also written three English language textbook series. He is the author of the Mahoney Green mysteries and has contributed to many of Hippos short story collections. Cooper Baltis is one of the writers and founders of Hippo Books. He is a former Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the National University of Mongolia and is TESOL certified. He has taught English in Asia for five years and has published stories in several literary magazines in America. His Hippo books include Hassan and Lulu and My Brother the Giant, as well as many short story collections. Danny Weiss received a degree in Civil Engineering and Architecture from Princeton University in 2012, and is TESOL certified. He has worked in a variety of different fields and on a number of different projects in Asia, Africa, and South America - most recently as an English teacher and contributing author for Hippo Books, and as a coordinator of international partnerships for a large American NGO.