Dial a Ghost

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Macmillan Children's, 2001 - Children's stories - 152 pages
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The Wilkinson family, who became ghosts when a bomb dropped on their house in 1943, badly need a new home. But there is a horrible mix-up at the agency that specializes in matching ghosts to suitable homes... A crazy, comic adventure with eccentric spirits and even more bizarre human characters.

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Review: Dial-a-Ghost

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book. The story was entertaining and had a good ending, didn't leave me hanging. I will recommending it to the students. Read full review

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User Review  - Adrienne Cox - Goodreads

Another one of those books that I still remember from my childhood and that I felt I had to read again as an adult. It's very delightful and has a super cute ending. It is different than most children ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Eva Ibbotson, born Maria Charlotte Michelle Wiesner (21 January 1925 - 20 October 2010), was an Austrian-born British novelist, known for her children's books. Some of her novels for adults have been successfully reissued for the young adult market in recent years. For the historical novel Journey to the River Sea (Macmillan, 2001), she won the Smarties Prize in category 9-11 years, garnered unusual commendation as runner up for the Guardian Prize, and made the Carnegie, Whitbread, and Blue Peter shortlists. She was a finalist for the 2010 Guardian Prize at the time of her death. Her last book, The Abominables, was one of eight books on the longlist for the same award in 2012.

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