A Paperback edition by Rob Keeley in English (Sep 28, 2015)
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The spirits were at work here, somehow. But why? On returning to London, Ellie investigates the mystery surrounding 47 Foster Square. Who is the sender of ghostly messages asking... Read more
The spirits were at work here, somehow. But why? On returning to London, Ellie investigates the mystery surrounding 47 Foster Square. Who is the sender of ghostly messages asking her for help? What is the secret of the Meadowes family? And what does Edward know about all this? With her parents about to divorce, and her Mum acting very strangely, Ellie quickly discovers that a sinister force lies between her and the truth... The?Spirit of London is the second instalment in the thrilling and suspenseful 'Spirits' series and follows the success of The People's Book Prize-nominated Childish Spirits. It focuses on slavery and a mixed-race family in Georgian times. Ellie finds herself facing a very dangerous foe and will need all her courage and humanity to get her through. The Spirit of London also sets up a story arc that will continue into future books in the series. The book will appeal to girls and boys of upper primary and lower secondary age ? and to parents and teachers reading the book aloud!
The Spirit of London Paperback edition by Rob Keeley
Rob Keeley has written for Chain Gang and Newsjack for BBC Radio and has published three successful collections of short stories for children. The Spirit of London is the sequel to The People's Book Prize-nominated Childish Spirits, and is the second in the `Spirits' series of ghost novels for the 8-12s.
Following the success of his award-longlisted Childish Spirits and its sequel The Spirit of London, prolific children's author Rob Keeley is back with The Sword of the Spirit, the third instalment in his thrilling and suspenseful Spirits series.
When Ellie and her family move into Inchwood Manor, Ellie quickly discovers strange things are happening. Who is the mysterious boy at the window? What secrets lie within the abandoned nursery? Who is the woman who haunts Ellie's dreams - and why has she returned to the Manor, after more than a century?
This charming and funny collection of nine children's stories tells tales of everyday life, with the odd excursion into sci-fi and fantasy! Rob Keeley combines traditional storytelling techniques with an awareness of today's society for young people, making the book highly accessible for children today.
On returning to London, Ellie investigates the mystery surrounding 47 Foster Square. Who is the sender of ghostly messages asking her for help? What is the secret of the Meadowes family? And what does Edward know about all this?
The (Fairly) Magic Show and Other Stories contains tales of other worlds, school stories and tales of family life, in a storytelling realm where nothing can be taken for granted and little is ever quite what it seems.
The final book in the award-winning Spirits series. Sequel to High Spirits - Georgina Hawtrey-Woore Award winner 2018. Rob Keeley is back with the fifth and final instalment in his award-winning Spirits series. The series allows young people to learn more about other times, as well as the time in which they live.
Rob Keeley is back with High Spirits, the fourth instalment in his multi-award-listed Spirits series. The series allows young people to learn more about other times, as well as the time in which they live.
The Dinner Club and Other Stories sees a slight shift away from the fantasy elements of previous books to a style of story more rooted in the here and now. However, all the most popular characters and set-ups from the first two books are present here, along with many new characters and some innovative storylines.
Following his success as a writer of novels and short stories for older children - including the ongoing Spirits series, listed for the Bath Children's Novel and Independent Author Book Awards - Rob makes his picture book debut with My Favourite People, a fun illustrated journey through childhood and the friends and family who make it possible.
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