Greta and the Ghost Hunters

Greta and the Ghost Hunters

Summary

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The hilarious tale of a family coming to terms with its ghosts - literally.

Greta Woebegone did not believe in ghosts because she was a sensible young girl and sensible young girls tend not to believe in ghosts. That was until the day she was knocked over by a car and died, when everything changed...

As she recovers, Greta finds she can not only see the spirits that haunt her ancestral home, she can talk to them - from her Grandpa Woebegone and Percy the poo-pushing plague victim, to the sinister poltergeist in the cellar.

Can Greta save the ghosts from being exorcised (a fate worse than undeath)? Can the ghosts help Greta stop her beloved Grandma being put in a home? And can any of them find the courage to face up to the traumas in their pasts that are holding them back from the future?

From the acclaimed author of Charlie Changes Into a Chicken comes a touching and side-splitting new story guaranteed to delight readers of nine and up.

Praise for Charlie Changes Into a Chicken:

'Belly-busting hilarity' The Guardian
'The modern masterpiece . . . this savvy, comic tale ticks every box' The Daily Telegraph
'The best kind of silly' The Observer
'Laugh-out-loud funny' The Mail on Sunday

© Sam Copeland 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

Reviews

  • Hilarious, fast-paced and full of heart
    Sunday Express

About the authors

Sam Copeland

Sam Copeland is an author, which has come as something of a surprise to him. He is from Manchester and now lives in London with two smelly cats, three smelly children and one relatively clean-smelling wife.

He is the author of the bestselling Charlie Changes Into a Chicken, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and spawned two sequels: Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex and Charlie Morphs Into a Mammoth. His other books include Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything and Greta and the Ghost Hunters.

With Jenny Pearson, he has also written Tuchus & Topps Investigate: The Underpants of Chaos.

Despite legal threats, he refuses to stop writing.
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Sarah Horne (Illustrator)

Sarah Horne has been an illustrator for over fifteen years, she started her career working for newspapers such as the Guardian and the Independent On Sunday and has since illustrated many funny young fiction titles.
She works traditionally with a dip pen and Indian ink, and finishes the work digitally.
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