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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe
Author: Penelope Lively

ISBN: 9781405267366
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1 March 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.0 x 14.9 x 1.7
Description:
I have come backe to this towne. Thos. Kempe Bottles have been smashed, doors slammed and strange messages scrawled everywhere. And James is being blamed. It's not fair. Why won't his parents believe in ghosts? Because the ghost of Thomas Kempe is very real. And he's got it in for James..."A great year-round read". (The Independent).

About the Author

Penelope Lively was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1933 and brought up there. She came to England in 1945, went to school in Sussex, and read Modern History at St Ann's College, Oxford. Her many books written for children include 'Astercote', 'The Whispering Knights', 'The Ghost of Thomas Kempe' (which won the Carnegie Medal), and 'A Stitch in Time' (which won the Whitbread Children's Book Award). Two of her novels written for adults have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction, and she won it in 1987 with 'Moon Tiger'. More recent novels include 'The Photograph' and 'Making it Up'. She has also written two volumes of autobiography and many short stories. Penelope Lively contri...

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