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The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!

The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!

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Perfect for Halloween!

The New York Times bestselling read-aloud about a little ghost who goes on a nighttime hunt to find her lost "boo!". Perfect for fans of Five Little Pumpkins, Room on a Broom, and How to Catch a Monster!

Little Ghost went out in the middle of the night and flew up to someone to give them a fright.
She opened her mouth--but her BOO wasn't there! All that came out was a rush of cold air.
"I've lost my BOO! I've lost my BOO! Where has it gone? What will I do?"

Poor Little Ghost has lost her scary BOO, so she sets out on a nighttime hunt to find it. She searches high and low, but it's nowhere to be found! Will she ever find her lost BOO?

With bold and gorgeous art accompanied by bouncy, rhyming text, The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo is a charming, not-so-spooky read aloud perfect for Halloween or any time of year!

Praise for The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!

"This interactive feature is sure to be a crowd pleaser." --Horn Book Magazine

"In time for Halloween, a BOO-k about a ghost that young readers will enjoy." --Kirkus Reviews

"Bickell and McGrath have created an endearing read-aloud that hits all the right notes, with clever rhyming text that invites audience participation." --School Library Journal

Author: Elaine Bickell
Publisher: Flamingo Books
Published: 08/18/2020
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 10.60h x 8.70w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780593202159
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.5
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 514310 / Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo!

Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 07/01/2020 pg. 48
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2020
Publishers Weekly 08/17/2020
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2020 pg. 46
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2020 - Superior,Well Above Average

About the Author
Elaine Bickell ( was born and grew up in London until her family escaped the city and moved closer to the beach in West Sussex. Her love of books led her to take undertake an honours degree in English Literature at Bristol University. After that she worked selling advertising space in Woman's Weekly before becoming a magazine publisher. After moving to New Zealand in 2005, she worked at advertising firm, Saatchi & Saatchi. She was the winner of the 2018 Storylines Joy Cowley Award. Elaine lives in central Wellington with her partner and three children Max, Gus, and Greta.

Raymond McGrath ( is an award winning animation director and lecturer, animator, illustrator, designer, musician and writer who has been working in children's television, film, publishing and advertising for over 25 years. He loves gardening, photography, music and drawing, and is the creator and director of the educational pre-school TV series "Puzzle Inc." He lives in the country with his lovely wife, his two beautiful daughters, his irrepressible son, some cats, and a schnauzer whose legs are made out of springs!
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