The Tickle Ghost by Brett McKee, David McKee

The Tickle Ghost

Written by Brett McKee, David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee


The Tickle Ghost by Brett McKee, David McKee

The Tickle Ghost is somewhere near. Can you see him? Can you hear? He is slowly creeping up the stairs. He'll try to catch me unawares. But who is the Tickle Ghost? And is he real, or are Dad and Dylan just having a bit of bedtime fun?


The illustrations have a simplicity that makes them accessible to all yet with plenty of amusing touches that extends the life of the story beyond just a read or two. * The Bookbag * Colourfully and wittily presented by the McKee father and son devisers of this delightful excursion into the brighter side of family life. * The School Librarian * Understated and gentle...this would make a fun regular bedtime read * Armadillo Magazine * David McKee has created some of the most loved characters in contemporary children's books. Here the large blocks of bold colour and pleasantly chubby people are vintage McKee. * Books For Keeps * A cosy story to allay children's fear of ghosts and things that lurk under the bed. * Red House Children's Book Award, Pick of the Year *

About the Author

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators. Brett McKee is David's son and lives in Hampshire. He has two sons, and is interested in classic cars and guitars.

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32 pages


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd January 2013



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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