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The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! (Hardcover)

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By Elaine Bickell, Raymond McGrath (Illustrator)
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Description


Perfect for Halloween! This New York Times bestselling read-aloud about a little ghost who tries to find her lost "boo!"--ideal for fans of Five Little Pumpkins and Room on a Broom.

Little Ghost went out in the middle of the night and flew up to someone to give them a fright.
She opened her mouth--but her BOO wasn't there! All that came out was a rush of cold air.
"I've lost my BOO! I've lost my BOO! Where has it gone? What will I do?"

Poor Little Ghost has lost her scary BOO, so she sets out on a nighttime hunt to find it. She searches high and low, but it's nowhere to be found! Will she ever find her lost BOO?

With bold and gorgeous art accompanied by bouncy, rhyming text, The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo is a charming, not-so-spooky read aloud perfect for Halloween or any time of year!

Praise for The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!:

"This interactive feature is sure to be a crowd pleaser." --Horn Book Magazine

"In time for Halloween, a BOO-k about a ghost that young readers will enjoy." --Kirkus Reviews

"Bickell and McGrath have created an endearing read-aloud that hits all the right notes, with clever rhyming text that invites audience participation." --School Library Journal

About the Author


Elaine Bickell (elainebickell.com) was born and grew up in London until her family escaped the city and moved closer to the beach in West Sussex. Her love of books led her to take undertake an honours degree in English Literature at Bristol University. After that she worked selling advertising space in Woman's Weekly before becoming a magazine publisher. After moving to New Zealand in 2005, she worked at advertising firm, Saatchi & Saatchi. She was the winner of the 2018 Storylines Joy Cowley Award. Elaine lives in central Wellington with her partner and three children Max, Gus, and Greta.

Raymond McGrath (theonetrickpony.net) is an award winning animation director and lecturer, animator, illustrator, designer, musician and writer who has been working in children's television, film, publishing and advertising for over 25 years. He loves gardening, photography, music and drawing, and is the creator and director of the educational pre-school TV series "Puzzle Inc." He lives in the country with his lovely wife, his two beautiful daughters, his irrepressible son, some cats, and a schnauzer whose legs are made out of springs!

Praise For…


"Bickell and McGrath have created an endearing read-aloud that hits all the right notes, with clever rhyming text that invites audience ­participation."--School Library Journal

"In time for Halloween, a BOO-k about a ghost that young readers will enjoy." --Kirkus Reviews

"With effectively repetitious, lilting verse, Bickell underscores the ghost’s hopefulness and determination before entreating readers’ help to bring this gentle friendship story to an uplifting close. McGrath humorously portrays Little Ghost as a round creature with large, expressive eyes, whose simplicity offers a striking contrast to the detailed depictions of her intricately patterned animal pals." --Publishers Weekly


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593202159
ISBN-10: 0593202155
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: August 18th, 2020

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