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Jessica's Ghost

Written by Andrew Norriss

Featured Books for 11+ readers Featured Books for 13+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks

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Shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Children's Book Award - Chosen as one of the Top Ten Best New Books for Children 2015 by Andrea Reece. Francis is a bit of an outsider and doesn’t really have friends. But he finds it really easy to talk to Jessica. They’ve got lots in common and are firm friends within hours of meeting. It doesn’t really matter to either that Jessica’s a ghost. Funny, clever, beautifully written this wonderful book shows how quickly life can change so that it can appear impossible one moment, be full of hope and possibilities the next. Everyone should read it!  ~ Andrea Reece

“Funny, clever, beautifully written – it perfectly describes the transforming power of friendship.”  Costa Children's Book Award Judges

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Jessica's Ghost Synopsis

Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completely himself. Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he's someone to laugh with every day - but because he's the first person who has ever been able to see her ....

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“Funny, clever, beautifully written – it perfectly describes the transforming power of friendship.”  Costa Children's Book Award Judges

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ISBN: 9781910200568
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781910200339
Publication date: 05/03/2015
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910200339
Publication date: 5th March 2015
Author: Andrew Norriss
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About Andrew Norriss

Andrew Norriss was born in 1947, went to Trinity College, Dublin, and then became a school teacher because a woman called Mrs Morrison told him to. In 1982, another woman told him he should be a writer, so he did that instead, partly because of the money, but mostly because it means you can watch movies in the afternoon. He lives in a thatched cottage in a little Hampshire village with a loving wife and two wonderful children, and life would be pretty near perfect if he could just get rid of the moles on the lawn, and his son didn’...

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