Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost!

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Scholastic, Incorporated, May 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 135 pages
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Nine-year-old Tom Tomsky can't catch a break: He's a klutz, his sister Lola pretty much hates his guts, and--this is a big "and"--he just found a ghost camping out in his cellar. Lucky for Tom his grandma's best friend just happens to be the world's foremost ghosthunter. Under her expert tutelage, Tom learns the tools of the trade--which just happen to include buckets of graveyard dirt--and soon finds he has to face down not just the ASG (Averagely Spooky Ghost) in the basement but the IRG (Incredibly Revolting Ghost) in town. All while keeping the nettlesome Lola off his trail....

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Review: Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost (Ghosthunters #1)

User Review  - Seussville - Goodreads

We thought Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost was very fascinating. This book is about Hugo who got knocked out of his house and he said it was an embarrassing story. Hugo is a ghost. An ... Read full review

Review: Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost (Ghosthunters #1)

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

There are shades of Ghostbusters in this book, so of course I loved it. It's also a great book about sibling relationships, coming of age, trust and bravery, and an all around good story. Read full review

Contents

Horrible Day
1
Hetty Hyssop
15
A Terrible Story
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Author Cornelia Maria Funke was born in Dorsten, Germany on December 10, 1958. After graduating from the University of Hamburg, she worked as a social worker for three years. After completing a course in book illustration at the Hamburg State College of Design, she worked as a children's book illustrator and designed board games. Her desire to draw magical worlds and her disappointment over the way some stories were written inspired her to write her own children's books. Her book, The Thief Lord, won the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for the best translated children's book of the year and the Book Sense Book of the Year Award. She has also received the Book Sense Children's Literature Award for Inkheart and Inkspell. Funke has written numerous books including Dragon Rider, When Santa Fell to Earth, Igraine The Brave, Reckless, Saving Mississippi, Inkheart, Inkspell, Inkdeath, Igraine the Brave, and The Princess Knight. Inkheart was adapted into a film. Cornelia Funke was voted into the Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of 2005.

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