The Christmas Eve Ghost
Written by Shirley Hughes
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When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbour Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan who can stop being afraid of what's on the other side of their walls - Mam might just find a blessing there too.
The Christmas Eve Ghost by Shirley Hughes
This is an inspiring tale of Christmas goodwill and acceptance from Shirley Hughes, one of the world's best-loved picture book creators. When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbor Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan who can stop being afraid of what's on the other side of their walls - Mam might just find a blessing there too. 1930s Liverpool is brought alive with evocative drawings in a story that recognizes the richness of human kindness, even in times of hardship and poverty.
Learn more from this video, in which favourite author Shirley Hughes discusses the book:
“Belongs in every child’s picture book library.” Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
“A delightful snapshot of an era of tin baths and washing coppers and would make a great read for elderly grandparents to share with primary age children.” Daily Mail
About the Author
Interest Age: 5 years +
More books by Shirley Hughes
Walker Books Ltd
13th October 2011
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