Harvey Angell and the Ghost Child (Red Fox Older Fiction)

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9780099220527: Harvey Angell and the Ghost Child (Red Fox Older Fiction)

Since the arrival of Harvey Angell at 131 Ballantyre Road, life is a little bit brighter for orphan Henry - even mean old Aunt Agatha isn't quite so miserable these days. Still, when she agrees to take everyone on holiday, Henry can't believe his luck. For the first time ever, he's about to see the sea. Sibbald House isn't quite what he'd pictured - a dusty, tumbledown, creaking old cottage in a freezing, windswept Scottish fishing village. On the first night, Henry can't sleep a wink for the spooky moaning noises coming from somewhere within the house - and on discovering a hidden room with a ghostly secret, he knows he has to solve the mystery that the house - and the village - has been hiding for years. It's time to enlist the help of the extraordinary Harvey Angell...

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Diana Hendry was born in the Wirral and grew up by the sea. She has published more than forty books for children and teenagers. She won a Whitbread Award for Harvey Angell and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award for Harvey Angell Beats Time. One of her picture books, The Very Noisy Night, was adapted into a show by Blunderbus Theatre Company. Diana has also written four poetry collections for adults and children. She regularly tutors a group of teenagers at the Arvon Foundation's centre in Moniack Mhor. She lives in Edinburgh.

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On vacation in a haunted hotel, Henry seeks help from the titular hero in Harvey Angell and the Ghost Child. Commenting on the debut in the series, Harvey Angell, PW said, "This swift-moving story stands apart as an entertaining, thought-provoking read." In May, look for Harvey Angell Beats Time.
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