Sunday, November 05, 2006

Ibbotson, Eva. The haunting of Granite Falls

Ibbotson, Eva. The haunting of Granite Falls. Dutton, 2004 [0-525-47192-8]
Alex is the last surviving member of his immediate family and lives in the family castle with some servants and several ghosts. The ghosts and he get along well. Unfortunately Alex has to sell the castle for financial reasons and the buyer asks him to guarantee that there are no ghosts in the castle so Alex has to ask to ask the ghosts vacate. A multi-millionaire from Granite Falls, US buys the castle and asks Alex to help supervise the rebuilding of it in the US. The ghosts get lonely in their new home and travel to Granite Falls. There the ghosts, Alex, and the daughter get involved in with a mysterious group of thieves who mean to kidnap the daughter for money. This 216 page book is a fun ghost mystery in the style of Ibbotson's other ghost stories.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Im in 6th grade and i had to do a fantasy book report and I chose this book. I didnt feel like reading the book so i searched for the book summary and found this and it was a GREAT help!

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