The Boy and the Ghost
Normal Price: $27.47
Your Price: $24.72 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.75! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.24 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Boy and the Ghost by Robert D. San Souci
Book DescriptionHere's a story in the best American folk tradition. It combines a ghost, a hidden treasure, and an appealing young character who sets out to make his fortune, and does so by courage, kindness and the sort of innocence that invariably succeeds in folk literature. Thomas is the youngest of seven children. His parents work from sunup to sundown on their little back-country farm, but earn barely enough to keep food on the table. Thomas goes out into the world to help remedy the situation and, along the way, shows kindness to a stranger. The stranger rewards him by leading him to a house in which a treasure is hidden, but guarded by a fearsome ghost. Through San Souci's gently scary words and Pinkney's wonderfully atmospheric illustrations, Thomas outwits the ghost and wins the day -- and the treasure.
Buy Boy and the Ghost book by Robert D. San Souci from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780671792480
(280mm x 216mm x 2mm)
Imprint: Aladdin Paperbacks
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert D. San Souci
Two Bear Cubs, Hardback (August 2015)
Retells the Miwok Indian legend in which a little measuring worm saves two bear cubs stranded at the top of the rock known as El Capitan.
Cinderella Skeleton, Paperback (September 2004)
Meet Cinderella Skeleton, as sweetly foul as only a ghoul can be. Poor Cinderella has no one to help her hang the cobwebs and arrange dead flowers--certainly not her evil stepsisters. But the Halloween Ball is just around the corner.... Will Cinderella find happiness at last?
Brave Margaret, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by Robert D. San Souci
In this retelling of an Irish folktale, a brave young woman battles a sea serpent and rescues her true love from a giant.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Boy and the Ghost book by Robert D. San Souci and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Robert D. San Souci
ROBERT D. SAN SOUCI is the critically acclaimed author of many popular books for young people. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.