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The Company of Ghosts

The Company of Ghosts

Author: Berlie Doherty
$19.95(NZD)  inc GST
Description
It was a seascape, moody with rocks and cliffs and wild showers of spray. Ellie's own reflection was drawn into it, like a ghost image among the lights and shadows. 'That's our island,' Morag said. 'It looks mysterious.' 'It is. That's where we're going tomorrow.' Ellie is excited to be going with Morag's family to their beautiful island, but when she finds herself abandoned there, things begin to change. Footsteps, shadows, strange lights, a haunting song; more and more she becomes aware that she is not really on her own. Twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal Life TCM figures well over 200,000 copies. "We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence". (Sunday Telegraph).
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A beautiful, haunting ghost story from the award-winning Berlie Doherty.
Author description
Berlie Doherty began writing for children in 1983, after teaching and working in radio. She has written more than 35 books for children, as well as for the theatre, radio and television. Berlie has won the Carnegie Medal twice: in 1987 for GRANNY WAS A BUFFER GIRL and in 1992 for DEAR NOBODY. She has also won the Writer's Guild Children's Fiction Award for DAUGHTER OF THE SEA. Her work is published all over the world, and many of her books have been televised.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781849397292
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : October 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Berlie Doherty
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 272