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The Ghost Library

By David Melling

  • Hardback
  • £10.99

A magical picture book - over 300,000 copies sold to date.

The ghost library is a room full of empty shelves where the ghosts go to listen to stories borrowed from unsuspecting children - until they try to borrow a book from Bo... Bo unable to let her book go travels with the ghosts to the ghost library and there she teaches them that stories exist everywhere, not just in books.

This spooky picture book from bestselling author-illustrator David Melling has sold over 300,000 copies and continues to enchant children.

'A humourous tale with friendly ghosts... and images that will inspire your child to take on the role of story-teller.' Junior

Biographical Notes

David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340860885
  • Publication date: 14 Oct 2004
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Every page is different ... turning over is always another adventure — Carousel
A magical tale that looks at the special power of stories and books — Inverness Courier
This book is a joy — School Librarian
Great fun — Sunderland Echo
The pictures of ghosts in particular have a real energy as they swirl around all over the pages ... the sort of small, unexpected detail which delights small children — Writing Magazine
Loads of fun in this picture book with vivid lillustrations — Primary Times
Hugely enjoyable — School Librarian
Loads of fun in this picture book with vivid illustrations. — Primary Times
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