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Dutton Children's Books,
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1st American ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 6
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When little Oliver Smith inherits the gloomy mansion Helton Hall, his scheming cousins, the Snodde-Brittles, are determined to rid themselves of the orphan heir. They have a perfect plan. They will hire some terrifying ghosts from the Dial-a-Ghost Agency to scare the boy to death. But, as in any Eva Ibbotson novel, the fantastic creatures do not necessarily behave as expected-they are a little too human for that. Soon the ghosts, led by a mysterious girl spirit named Adopta, have joined with Oliver against his cousins. But they may have underestimated the depths of the Snodde-Brittles' evil.... The laughs and frights are thick in this spooky story, which is sure to join Eva Ibbotson's other books as classics of the genre.
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Grouped Work ID 7b49f15b-5eeb-5870-c5bb-4bc6dd102d17
Full title dial a ghost
Author ibbotson eva
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-16 15:47:05PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 01:00:01AM

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subject_facet England -- Juvenile fiction, Ghosts -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Dial-a-ghost
title_full Dial-a-ghost / by Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
title_short Dial-a-ghost
topic_facet Ghosts, Orphans