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Old Dave inherits a lonely old house from his uncle—a nice enough place, if a bit lonely. One cold night he hears a voice: Ghastly ghosts in the old coal shed! At first he tries to ignore it, but he hears it again and again—Ghastly ghosts in the old coal shed! And when the fireplace runs out of coal, Dave has no choice but to brave the dreaded coal shed...and whatever dwel ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2019 by Albert Whitman Company
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Pamela
Sep 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book!! A good old, sit around the campfire kind of rhyming ghost story that slowly draws young and old in, little by little, page by page with fabulous illustrations and timbers of creaaaaks and groaaaans and a waiiiil or two . . .


A funtabulous spooky-good picture book that is perfect for all ages and to read aloud and share with all.
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Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Son's Review
(Age: 4)
On what's important to know:
Well, that it's a spooky one.

On who would like it:
Anybody who likes spooky stuff because it's spooky.

On when to read it:
At winter because it has cold time in it, because it has snow in it.

On the best part:
When the ghosts are at his house because the ghosts are his friends.

On Old Dave and solving problems:
He's brave. I try to be brave.

On visiting Old Dave:
Yeah, I wouldn't be scared. It looks like his bathroom doesn't have a toilet though.

Mom's Revi
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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
Do ghosts make good roommates?

Old Dave’s reaction to the first possible hint that the house he inherited from his uncle made me giggle. Was he scared? Of course not! He could think of a rational explanation for every weird sound an old home might make. This sensible reaction showed off his practical personality so well that I couldn’t wait to get to know him better and see what was really going on behind the creaky scenes of this noisy place.

I adored this story’s approach to creative problem sol
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Mortisha Cassavetes
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book made it to my 2020 Favorites List! I loved the story as well as the beautiful illustrations. I love books about ghosts and this is a book I not only highly recommend but I definitely need a physical copy for my forever shelf!
Kelly
It was fun to read out loud and was also an entertaining book. I just think it was too wordy.
Jennifer
Jan 27, 2020 rated it liked it
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A bit on the long side, but I could see the school-age crowd getting a kick out of it. I really enjoyed the illustrations.
Rebecca Gomez
Cute, but not exactly original. It’s also a little drawn out and full of forced rhymes.
Miss Sarah
Nov 11, 2019 rated it liked it
An elementary and up book about a man who moves into a new home and hears strange noises throughout the day and night. Can he figure the noises out?
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