Knitbone Pepper - Ghost Dog
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Knitbone Pepper - Ghost Dog

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Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. But when he discovers that the Hall is up for sale and his beloved owner, Winnie Pepper, and her madcap parents must leave their home, he smells a rat. Can Knitbone and his ghostly gang of animals help Winnie save Starcross?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 134 x 184 x 25mm | 474g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black line drawings
  • 1409580377
  • 9781409580379
  • 221,525

Review quote

'Packed with mayhem, chuckles and woofs.' - The Bookseller 'A gentle, eccentric tale of the supernatural, full of hilarity, warmth and undefeated love... A book to give and read at Halloween, Christmas - or at any time when a gentle, welcoming ghost story seems just what the doctor ordered.' - Middle Grade Strikes Back 'This is such a great story and is truly irresistible. You can't help but get caught up in the world of the Pepper family' - Book Lover Jo 'An endearing tale about a ghost dog called Knitbone who wants to reconnect with his owner Winnie Pepper whilst stopping dastardly thieves from steal their family home... A charming and sensitive story for animal lovers and any child who has lost a pet.' - South Wales Evening Post 'With the skill, charm and animal instinct to rival Dick King-Smith, Claire Barker brings us this deliciously warm and humorous debut for children aged 7 and up' - Sunshine Booksshow more

About Claire Barker

Claire Barker graduated from Bath Spa University with a degree in English Literature and History. She studied illustration for a further two years and worked as a teaching assistant for several more. Claire used to live on narrowboats but now lives with her family on a small, untidy farm in deepest, darkest Devon. When she's not busy writing or illustrating she spends her days wrestling sheep, battling through nettle patches and triumphantly catching rogue chickens. Ross Collins is an award-winning illustrator who has worked on over 100 books, including titles by authors such as Michael Morpurgo, Julia Donaldson, Francesca Simon and Ali Sparkes. He has also written over a dozen picture books, including The Elephantom, which has now been brought to the stage at London's Royal National Theatre by the creative team behind "War Horse". Ross studied at the Glasgow School of Art, achieving a first in Illustration, and winning the MacMillan Children's Book Prize for his first book The Sea Hole the same year.show more
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