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The Ghosts of Magnificent Children by Caroline Busher

the ghosts of the magnificentNew in our children’s section is the fantastic The Ghosts of Magnificent Children by debut Wexford author Caroline Busher.

The year is 1848. It is a time when magic and ghosts exist. Four Magnificent Children are captured by Badblood’s Circus.

Theo can look into your eyes and reveal your secret thoughts which come out of his mouth like a swarm of bees.

Ginny has a bird called Blue living inside her. Her ribs are woven together to form a birdcage. Blue perches on a swing made from one of her ribs.

And the Thought-reading Twins, Archie and Millie Luxbridge have an extraordinary ability to read each other’s minds.

One hundred years later the children’s ghosts appear on an island off the coast of Ireland where a boy called Rua befriends them. Rua discovers that a terrible fate awaits them and, in a desperate race against time, he struggles to learn how they may be saved.

Highly recommended by our children’s section manager Ruth, this is a richly woven tale with unforgettable characters, The Ghosts of the Magnificent Children is perfect for children age 10+ who love a gripping imaginative tale. Perfect for fans of Chris Riddell and Lemony Snickett, this is a perfect creepy read just in time for Halloween! Definitely one to watch, read it before your friends!

The Ghosts of the Magnificent Children is available in store for €10. For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us.

Check out Caroline’s website here.

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