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Dial-a-ghost

Author: Eva Ibbotson; Kevin Hawkes
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians. When orphaned Oliver Smith inherits gloomy Helton Hall, his scheming cousins are determined to get rid of him and hire some terrifying ghosts from the Dial-a-Ghost agency to scare Oliver to death. But the creatures don't behave as expected, and soon join Oliver against his cousins. However, they may have all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Ibbotson; Kevin Hawkes
ISBN: 043944165X 9780439441650
OCLC Number: 50811681
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©1996.
"This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 195 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Eba Ibbotson ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.

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A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians. When orphaned Oliver Smith inherits gloomy Helton Hall, his scheming cousins are determined to get rid of him and hire some terrifying ghosts from the Dial-a-Ghost agency to scare Oliver to death. But the creatures don't behave as expected, and soon join Oliver against his cousins. However, they may have all underestimated the depth of the cousins' evil intentions.

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