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When a little ghost goes slip-sliding down the hallway, he suddenly hears...a groan Turns out it's only a friendly mummy, who shuffles along with the ghost, until they encounter...a monster As the cautious explorers continue, they find a surprise at every turn -- and add another adorably ghoulish friend to the count. But you'll never guess who is the scariest creature in the house
Author: Ammi Joan Paquette
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.25h x 10.00w x 0.60d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 2.9
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 159835 / Ghost in the House
Publishers Weekly 07/22/2013
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2013
School Library Journal 08/01/2013 pg. 86
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2013
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2013 pg. 67
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 - Recommended, Satisfactory
About the Author
Ammi-Joan Paquette has never met a ghost, mummy, monster, skeleton, or witch -- as far as she knows. This book, she says, was inspired by a game she used to play with her sister: "Most of the details have been lost to time, but I still remember the shivery thrill I got when we played it. So, I drew on that same energy to write a spooky picture book, which eventually became A Ghost in the House." In addition to writing, Joan is also a literary agent representing authors of children's books. She lives outside Boston with her family. Adam Record started doodling on a bench in church. He only started to get serious about drawing after someone bought one of his drawings. He gets inspired by old children's books and vintage posters. This is his first picture book. Adam Record lives in Utah with his wife and two children.
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