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On the Ghost Trail: A Bloomsbury Reader

Written by Chris Powling

Illustrated by Loretta Schauer

Part of the Bloomsbury Readers Series

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On the Ghost Trail: A Bloomsbury Reader Synopsis

A spooky comedy from Chris Powling with hilarious illustrations by Loretta Schauer. Perfect for fans of Amelia Fang and Knitbone Pepper. A ghost has been haunting Ben's grandpa's house with cobweb trails and the TAP-TAP-TAP of its heartbeat. So when the clock strikes twelve, Ben's brother dares him to go on a hunt for the ghost in the church graveyard. Will he be brave enough? This quirky story from Chris Powling has engaging black-and-white illustrations by Loretta Schauer and is perfect for children who are developing as readers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with brilliant books to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2, with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence covering a wide range of genres and topics. With charming illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for reading both in the classroom and at home. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: Brown Ideal for ages 7+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472967350
Publication date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Chris Powling
Illustrator: Loretta Schauer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Education an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Chris Powling

Chris Powling was the editor of the children's book magazine Book for Keeps from 1989 to 1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. He has served on numerous prize panels and is a consultant to a national children's book club. Chris has written more than sixty books for children including The Mustang Machine, The Phantom Carwash and The Multi-Million Pound Mascot. Loretta Schauer is a self-taught artist who works by hand before finishing her artwork digitally. She won the Waterstones 'Picture This' competition in 2012. Loretta originally trained as a dancer, then managed a conservation charity on ...

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