Mrs. Gaddy And The Ghost
Mary Q. Steele
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Mrs. Gaddy And The Ghost

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Mrs. Gaddy finds a ghost in the kitchen can be good company.
Published by Greenwillow Books (first published January 1st 1979)
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Dear, rosy-cheeked Mrs. Gaddy has a very nice farm. She has fields of corn and a vegetable garden. She has a meadow and apple trees, a storm cellar if a tornado happens, some chickens and a cow and a mule. There is only one trouble. Her little old house is haunted. That ghosty thing is in the kitchen, making awful noises at night. It keeps the poor old Gaddy awake, and she has to find a way to get rid of it.

She sweeps it out. But, “Drat and double drat!” – sweeping doesn’t work.

She tries to spra...more
My daughter's all-time fave book. We had to check this out EVERY time when she was little.
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Full name: Mary Quintard Govan Steele

Noted American author and naturalist of over 20 books --- some adult-style, but mostly for children. Her 1970 Journey Outside was a Newbery Honor Book. Steele sometimes wrote under the name Wilson Gage.

Steele was the youngest daughter of an author-historian and a well-known children's writer, Christine Noble Govan (author of The Pink Maple House). Her older sis...more
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