The Ghost of Grania O'Malley

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Egmont Books, Limited, 2007 - Adventure stories - 224 pages
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A gripping ghost story from former Children's Laureate and author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. Everyone knows the Big Hill is full of gold, and now the islanders are intent on cutting the top off it and making themselves rich. Jessie and Jake are determined to save the Big Hill but what can they do? A plan is needed, and fast. Could the ghost of Grania O'Malley, the pirate queen, be the answer? A mysterious tale of magic, ghosts and pirates, from a master storyteller.

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Even an unusually vivacious ghost can't brighten this lackluster tale of young people fighting to preserve the scenic beauty of their Irish island. Though hampered by cerebral palsy, Jessie, 10 ... Read full review

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This book is a amazing book and I think if everyone read it, they would think so to. I think this book should be for people aged 9 to 20.I give it 100 out of is most certainly a amazing great spectacular book.

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About the author (2007)

Michael Morpurgo is one of the most successful children's authors in the country, loved by children, teachers and parents alike. He has written more than forty books for children, including the global hit War Horse, which was made into a Hollywood film by Steven Spielberg in 2011. He has won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times. He started the charity Farms for City Children in 1976 with his wife, Clare, aimed at relieving the poverty of experience many young children feel in inner city and urban areas. He received an OBE in December 2006 for his services to literature.

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