Dying to Meet You

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 147 pages
38 Reviews

Ignatius B. Grumply moves into the Victorian mansion at 43 Old Cemetery Road hoping to find some peace and quiet so he can crack a wicked case of writer's block. But 43 Old Cemetery Road is already occupied by eleven-year-old Seymour, his cat Shadow, and an irritable ghost named Olive. It's hard to say who is more outraged. But a grumpy old ghost just might inspire this grumpy old man--and the abandoned kid? Well, let's just say his last name's Hope.

Sisters Kate and M. Sarah Klise, the creators of the award-winning Regarding the . . . series, offer up this debut volume in a clever epistolary series told in letters, drawings, newspaper articles, a work-in-progress manuscript, and even an occasional tombstone engraving.

 

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User Review  - alaina.loescher - LibraryThing

I loved this book as an adult and I also would have as a kid. The book is told entirely through unconventional means such as letters and newspaper clippings. The story tells an unexpected story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - ginger72 - LibraryThing

Meh. There appears to be a whole series but I don't think I'll look for any. My nine year old wasn't interested at all and we both found it to be on the slow side. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
69
Section 4
72
Section 5
76
Section 6
92
Section 7
134
Section 8
147
Section 9
156
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Kate Klise is the author of many punny and funny middle grade novels, including all of the books in the popular 43 Old Cemetery Road series. She has also written a number of picture books and young adult novels. Ms. Klise lives in Norwood, Missouri. For more information about Kate, visit www.kateandsarahklise.com. M. Sarah Klise illustrates picture books and middle grade novels with a graphic twist. She also teaches art to children and adults in the Bay Area in California. For more information about Sarah, visit www.kateandsarahklise.com.

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