A discontented baron trying to kill himself is haunted by an unexpected visitor. A young man tries to rescue a girl only to discover that she hardly needs any saving. In an old English manor, a colourful ghost tries to scare the family living there to no avail. A man held for embezzlement comes up with a unique caper to repay his debts. Classic Tales for Children: Funny Stories brings together stories by some of the best loved humourists of the English language. Recommended for everyone who enjoys a good laugh!