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The ministry of ghosts

by Shearer, Alex,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv SHEARER Alex
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  juv SHEARER Alex
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction J SHEARER ALEX
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  J SHEARER ALEX
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J FIC SHEAR
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  J FIC SHEAR
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Fiction J F SHE
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  J F SHE
 
 
Summary
When they ring the bell at the house with the dusty windows and tarnished nameplate to inquire about the advertised "Saturday Person," Thruppence and Tim don't know what they're getting themselves into. A Saturday job sounds ideal! But had that nameplate been properly cleaned, Thruppence and Tim might not have been so keen to enter . . .

Pressured by the stern Minister Beeston from the Department of Economies, the Ministry of Ghosts has been given three months to prove the existence or nonexistence of ghosts, or else it will be shut down! As it seems that children are particularly magnetic to ghosts and supernatural beings, Thruppence and Tim are hired to join the ministry's ghost-catching team. And although neither of them is scared by talk of ghosts or monsters, they are unprepared for what they're about discover!

Filled with fun, humor, and twists and turns, this is the perfect book for anyone who loved Harry Potter and who is looking for something similar to Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book --just not quite as scary.
Additional Information
Subjects Ghost stories.
Best friends -- Juvenile fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Ghosts -- Fiction.
Best friends -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Publisher New York :2016
Edition First North American edition.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Language English
Notes "First published in 2014 by Hot Key Books, London"--Title page verso.
Description viii, 248 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9781510704732
1510704736
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