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    • ISBN:9781510105065
    • Publication date:03 May 2018

The Haunting

By Margaret Mahy

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A brand-new edition of the Carnegie Medal-winning THE HAUNTING - written by internationally bestselling author, Margaret Mahy.

'Strong and terrifying . . . The novel winds up like a spring. A psychological thriller' - Times Literary Supplement

A brand-new edition of the Carnegie Medal-winning THE HAUNTING - written by internationally bestselling author, Margaret Mahy.

'Strong and terrifying . . . The novel winds up like a spring. A psychological thriller' - Times Literary Supplement

Eight-year-old Barney has been haunted before. He thought it was something he'd just grow out of, like the imaginary friends his step-mother believes he has. But this time it's different. Footsteps follow him, there's a demanding voice barking orders and Barney begins to feel that sometimes his body is not his own at all . . .

With the help of his sisters, Tabitha and Troy, Barney sets out to uncover the truth about their family secrets and to find out once and for all who it is who's haunting him.

A thrilling ghost story about a 'mostly ordinary' family and a secret legacy.

Biographical Notes

Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she is indisputably one of the most popular and successful twentieth-century children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal and many other awards, and has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lived in New Zealand until her death in 2012.

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  • ISBN: 9781510105041
  • Publication date: 03 May 2018
  • Page count: 160
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
Strong and terrifying . . . The novel winds up like a spring. A psychological thriller — Times Literary Supplement
Supernatural happenings and psychic powers, all packed into a ghost story that holds us until the last page is turned — New York Times
Strong and terrifying . . . The novel winds up like a spring. A psychological thriller
Supernatural happenings and psychic powers, all packed into a ghost story that holds us until the last page is turned
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