Ghosts in the House!

Ghosts in the House!

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Tired of living in a haunted house, a young witch captures, washes, and turns her pesky ghosts into curtains and a tablecloth.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2008.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9781596434271
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.


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VaughanPLKasey Jan 23, 2017

A wonderfully cheerful story about ghosts and a witch (and her cat!) The illustrations are beautiful and adorable.

CRRL_CraigG Jun 25, 2015

The charm of the book comes from the simple text combined with bold illustrations. The limited use of color (orange, black, and white) allows the pictures to jump off the page and create a powerful Halloween world for you to enter. White ghosts have a texture and dimension as if someone had stamped them onto the pages with a wood block. All of these stylistic choices make the book feel like a hidden gem from the 1950’s, when really it was only published a couple of years ago.

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Sep 06, 2012

Title is also known as "The Haunted House" - try searching by author to find it.

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