The Red Ghost

By Marion Dane Bauer; Peter Ferguson (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375840821, 86pp.)

Publication Date: July 28, 2009

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Description
"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 has written more than 80 children's books, including picture books, easy readers, early chapter books, and novels. She won a Newbery Honor for On My Honor, a middle grade coming-of-age story. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit her website at www.mariondanebauer.com.

Peter Ferguson, who did the illustrations for this book, is a disagreeable young man who lurks in a dusty corner of the hamlet Montreal, not far from the Arctic Circle. His favorite phrase is "You can't make me."
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