My Brother's Ghost

My Brother's Ghost

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Frances Foggarty, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood.. When she was nine her ten-year-old brother, Tom, was hit by a milk-float and killed. He returns after the funeral and Frances's story is of her new relationship with Tom, the ghost and 'guardian angel'. Frances wears a caliper as a result of polio and she and her young brother live with a rather tyrannical aunt. In this touching tale of loss, hardship and endurance Frances comes to terms with Tom's death and moves on in her life.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 5mm | 64g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Ill.
  • 0141306181
  • 9780141306186
  • 326,163

About Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is a fulltime writer. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award-winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLYCHRISTMAS POSTMAN - both winners of the Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction for older readers. Allan now lives in London.
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122 ratings
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4 45% (55)
3 23% (28)
2 1% (1)
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