The Ghost Library

The Ghost Library

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The ghost library is a room full of empty shelves where the ghosts go to listen to stories borrowed from unsuspecting children - until they try to borrow a book from Bo...Bo unable to let her book go travels with the ghosts to the ghost library and there she teaches them that stories exist everywhere, not just in books. This spooky picture book from bestselling author-illustrator David Melling has sold over 300,000 copies and continues to enchant children. 'A humourous tale with friendly ghosts...and images that will inspire your child to take on the role of story-teller.' Juniorshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 206 x 276 x 6mm | 200g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • full colour throughout
  • 1444916211
  • 9781444916218
  • 527,531

About David Melling

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas more

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Every page is different ... turning over is always another adventure Carousel A magical tale that looks at the special power of stories and books Inverness Courier This book is a joy School Librarian Great fun Sunderland Echo The pictures of ghosts in particular have a real energy as they swirl around all over the pages ... the sort of small, unexpected detail which delights small children Writing Magazine Loads of fun in this picture book with vivid lillustrations Primary Times Hugely enjoyable School Librarian Loads of fun in this picture book with vivid illustrations. Primary Timesshow more

Rating details

65 ratings
3.58 out of 5 stars
5 28% (18)
4 22% (14)
3 34% (22)
2 15% (10)
1 2% (1)
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