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Who Knew There'd Be Ghosts?

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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 ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published April 25th 1988 by HarperCollins (first published 1985)
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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. The three children try to find a way to save the Parnell house and with the help of the two Parnells who stills live there ... weel, thi ...more
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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 ...more
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