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The Christmas Eve Ghost

By Shirley Hughes
Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

An inspiring tale of Christmas goodwill and acceptance from Shirley Hughes, one of the world's best-loved picture-book creators.

When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbour Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan who can stop being afraid of what's on the other side of their walls – Mam might just find a blessing there too. 1930s Liverpool is brought alive with evocative drawings in a story that recognizes the richness of human kindness, even in times of hardship and poverty.

  • An original story by Shirley Hughes.
  • This Christmas tale of belief in the goodness of people is a timeless message - The Bookseller
  • "a delightful snapshot of an era ... a great read" - Daily Mail

About the author

The doyenne of children’s literature, Shirley has won the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for her services to children’s literature. Shirley lives in London, W11.

ISBN: 9781406338492
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2012
Dimensions: 270 x 235mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $17.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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