The Great Ghost Rescue

The Great Ghost Rescue

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The ghosts of Britain need a sanctuary. Castles with central heating, bogs drained for motorways, dismal forests cleared for car parks-there are few places left for a respectable ghost to haunt. Humphrey the Horrible (actually his name is simply Humphrey-he added "the Horrible" to help himself become horrible) is a small, mostly unsuccessful ghost in a family of ghastly ghouls. His mother worries. But Humphrey has enough pluck to befriend a smart, politically aware schoolboy, Rick Henderson, who is willing to take the ghosts' cause right to the top, to number 10 Downing Street-home of the Prime more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 139.2 x 222.5 x 19.6mm | 326.59g
  • Dutton Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Am.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0525467696
  • 9780525467694
  • 1,471,691

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"Eva Ibbotson is inventive and witty and writes with great fluency and charm."show more

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