Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies ...Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They're not going to take it lying down ...especially since it's Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they're beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were ...well ...alive. Particularly if they break a few rules ...
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A fantasy tale about a boy who wakes the dead to protest against council plans to build over a cemetery.Review:
"Marvellous story ... funny, poignant, angry, outrageous and moving ... Terry Pratchett is simply the best there is" Vector "A humorous book, full of puns and asides, wittily and skilfully written... a delight of a book for any fluent teenage reader" School Librarian "A lovely, funny, witty, sometimes wise book, exciting and entertaining and always highly readable" Junior Bookshelf "Entertaining fable" Independent "A funny, poignant story" Write Away!
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060541881
Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060541881
Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Shortlisted for Britain's Carnegie Medal, this follow-up to "Only You Can Serve Mankind" begins as Johnny Maxwell takes on developers and the city council to save the local cemetery at the insistence of the cemetery's residents. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060541881