Townsfolk walking by the abandoned Parnell mansion tend to quicken their steps -- especially if night is begining to fall. But to tommy and his friends,Books and Harry the blimp, the old house is the perfect playground for their imaginary games. Then one night the three friend overhear a strangers plan to destroy the house in order to find it's hidden treasure. There must be away to save Parnell house -- but what can three kids do? Luckily, they have help. Two parnells stills live there -- two Parnells who happen to be ghosts!
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Three spunky youngsters join forces with two lively ghosts to save a historic mansion from being destroyed by a crooked antique dealer.About the Author:
Bill Brittain's tales of the rural New England village of Coven Tree are well loved by children of all ages. The Wish Giver was a Newbery Honor Book; it and Devil's Donkey were both named ALA Notabled Children's Books as well as School Library Journal Best Books. Dr. Dredd's Wagon of Wonders was a 1988 Children's Editors' Choice (ALA Booklist), and Professor Popkin's Prodigious Polish was named a "Pick of the Lists" by American Bookseller.
Mr. Brittain has written many other delightful books, which have also received high acclaim. Among these are All the Money in the World, which won the 1982-1983 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award and which has been adapted for an ABC-TV Saturday Special; and The Fantastic Freshman, which was named an ALA Recommended Book for Reluctant Young Adult Readers.
Bill Brittain lives with his wife, Ginny, in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1985. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060207000
Book Description Harpercollins, 1985. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060207000