cover image The Great Ghost Rescue

The Great Ghost Rescue

Eva Ibbotson. Dutton Books, $15.99 (144pp) ISBN 978-0-525-46769-4

Fans of Dial-A-Ghost will eagerly welcome the new flock of floating phantoms in The Great Ghost Rescue, Eva Ibbotson's wry companion novel, illus. by Kevin Hawkes. The ghosts' housing shortage continues, and human hero Rick wants the British government to do something about it. But even after the ghosts are settled, they're greeted by some unwelcome visitors: the exorcists (could there be another sequel in the works?). (Aug.)