On The Ghost Trail by Chris Powling

On The Ghost Trail

Written by Chris Powling
Part of the White Wolves: Adventure Stories Series

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Children love to read spooky mystery stories and this one is particularly good fun and exciting.


On The Ghost Trail by Chris Powling

Grandpa's creaky old house is the perfect place for ghosts, or so Kevin teases his younger siblings when they go to stay there. He shows Mick and Susie the evidence... This is a spooky mystery story with a surprising hero.


'A lively, well-written tale which avoids being too cliched.'

About the Author

Chris Powling was born in 1943, in south London, where he still lives. He's taught at all levels in the state school system, from infants to postgraduates, and for ten years was headteacher of a London primary school.

Throughout his career, Chris has had a rich and diverse involvement with children's books - as a critic for national journals and newspapers (including THE GUARDIAN, THE OBSERVER, BOOKS FOR KEEPS, CAROUSEL and THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT) and as a broadcaster for the BBC and various independent radio stations. He was the editor of BOOKS FOR KEEPS from 1989 till 1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature, is a panel member for a national children's book club and has served on numerous prize committees. Currently, he is adult-books editor for Classic FM where he presents a monthly review on the programme Classic Newsnight.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 7-8


Chris Powling
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2006




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