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Ready, Steady, Ghost!

Ready, Steady, Ghost!

About the Book

Author: Elizabeth Baguley

Age Range: 0-2 Years 3-5 Years 5-7 Years

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Price: £10.99, hardback

Review

The world is often a scary place when you’re small – and many children might be relieved to discover that this is even true if you happen to be a ghost.

Little Bertie wants to be good at haunting, but finds dark forests and tall castles just too overwhelmingly large and full of Frightening Things for a ghoul of his limited dimensions and nervous disposition.

It’s a question of perspective, of course, so when Bertie is invited by the resident royals to haunt a toy castle, everyone is satisfied.

Elizabeth Baguley’s bouncy prose and Marion Linsday’s just-spooky-enough illustrations combine to make this a thoroughly enjoyable story to share time and time again.

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