Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Chris Riddell

Ages 5-9
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2014 Nominee

Costa Children's Book Award

2015 Nominee

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

2013 Nominee

National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year Award

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09 October 2014
9780230766389
0 pages
Synopsis

Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse is the beautifully illustrated winner of the Costa Children's Book Award.

Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and, if she's honest, she's rather lonely.

Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house and, together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael, the three children begin to unravel a dastardly plot that Maltravers, the mysterious indoor gamekeeper, is hatching. Ada and her friends must work together to foil Maltravers before it's too late!