Ghost Detectors Volume 1 (Paperback)

Let the Specter-Detecting Begin, Books 1-3

By Dotti Enderle, Howard McWilliam (Illustrator)

Mighty Media Junior Readers, 9781938063282, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 2013

List Price: 8.95*
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Description

Malcom and Dandy are best friends. But these two boys aren't your average ten-year-olds. When the boys get their hands on an Ecto-Handheld-Automatic-Heat-Sensitive-Laser-Enhanced Specter Detector, their adventures as Ghost Detectors begin. In this first volume of three stories, Malcom and Dandy thwart a practical-joking poltergeist, rid the Miller house of a ghost, and get to the bottom of some unusual paranormal activity in their elementary school. It may sound strange, but it's just the everyday work of a Ghost Detector Readers love the humorous detective adventures and learn a number of ghost-detecting tips


About the Author

Dotti Enderle was born in Killeen, Texas, and despite being labeled a "reluctant reader" as a child, grew up to write and publish dozens of books for children. Storytelling is in her blood, and she has entertained at numerous schools, libraries, museums, and festivals since 1993. She takes pride in her vast collection of original stories and folk tales, and specializes in participation stories, which allow her audience to join in the fun. Today, you'll find her reading, writing, and smiling in Houston, Texas. Howard McWilliam left his day job as a financial journalist and editor in late 2005 to pursue his love of illustrating. Now, he illustrates regularly for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, including The Daily Telegraph and The Week. He branched into illustrating children's books in 2009 and has illustrated multiple titles including I Need My Monster, When a Dragon Moves In, the Alfie the Werewolf series, and more. He lives in Kingston Upon Thames, England, with his wife, Rebecca.


Praise For Ghost Detectors Volume 1: Let the Specter-Detecting Begin, Books 1-3

"In this fast-paced chapter book, two ten-year-old ghost detectives, Malcom and Dandy, go on some very daring adventures with their mail-ordered, handy dandy Ecto-Handheld-Automatic-Heat-Sensitive-Laser-Enhanced Specter Detector.” The story is humorous, witty, exciting and scary a perfect adventure for middle readers." Smart Books for Smart Kids

Selected for The Children's Book Review 2013 Books for Halloween & Beyond List

"...you will want to make sure you pick this book up." — City Book Review, 5 Stars

Previous Reviews for ABDO Publishing Group series:
"...these early chapter books are sure to delight fans of Dan Greenburg's Secrets of Dripping Fang (Harcourt) or Dave Keane's Joe Sherlock (HarperCollins) series." School Library Journal, review of It Creeps! and I'm Gonna Get You!, 2009

"...a great new series to offer reluctant readers. ...The gross humor and boy problems of this book will make it a hit with boys..." Library Media Connection, review of It Creeps! and Tell No One!, 2010


Praise for It Creeps and Tell No One!:
"This is a great new series to offer reluctant readers . . . . The gross humor and boy problems of this book will make it a hit." Library Media Connection