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  • Published: 5 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9781645950028
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $25.00

Black Sand Beach 1: Are You Afraid of the Light?




Book one the Black Sand Beach series, a middle grade graphic novel series about a haunted summer vacation, written by Richard Fairgray, a bestselling and award-winning comic book and picture book author / illustrator.

Twelve year old Dash and his best friend Lily are spending the summer at Back Sand Beach, where Dash’s family has a house. But nothing is as it seems from the beginning. The beach house is a shack, and Dash’s weird relatives are there. But more alarming is the zombie ram that crashes through thefront yard. And the ghosts that call out to Dash from the lighthouse . . .

Each book contains full-color graphic novel panels on every page, and multiple connected stories.

  • Pub date: 5 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9781645950028
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $25.00

About the Author

Richard Fairgray

Richard Fairgray is a NZ writer and illustrator who works on comics, picture books and screenplays. He has been publishing work since he was seven years old, and has more than 200 titles to his name.

A former teacher and stand-up comedian, and a self-confessed workaholic, Richard's deep-seated fear that he may be a fictional character only serves to drive him harder. He insists that if he doesn't get enough done he'll have to come back as a ghost to finish off.

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