The Red Ghost

The Red Ghost Cover

The Red Ghost

By Marion Dane Bauer; Peter Ferguson (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375840821, 86pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2009

"Have you ever had the feeling a doll was watching you?
"Jenna finds the perfect gift for her sister at a neighbor's garage sale a beautiful old doll dressed all in red velvet. Jenna can t believe her luck. Not only does Mrs. Tate seem happy to be rid of the doll, she even gives it to Jenna for "free" " "But when Jenna takes the doll home, trouble begins. First her best friend gets a creepy feeling whenever she's around it. Then the family cat hisses at the doll, and at night, Jenna thinks she can hear it moving around in her closet. Finally, when Jenna gives the doll to her sister, she won t take it. Could the red velvet doll be haunted? And if it is, what can Jenna do?
In this companion book to "The Blue Ghost," Newbery Honor winner Marion Dane Bauer masterfully tells a doll story full of suspense and shivers.

About the Author
Marion Dane Bauer is the author of more than forty books for children. The companion to "The Red Ghost, The Blue Ghost "was named to the Texas Bluebonnet Master List. Her Stepping Stones mystery, "The Secret of the Painted House, "was named a CCBC Choices Book. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.