cover image The Haunting of Granite Falls

The Haunting of Granite Falls

Eva Ibbotson. Dutton Children's Books, $15.99 (216pp) ISBN 978-0-525-47192-9

Readers reunite with favorite characters in summer sequels. As in Dial-a-Ghost and The Great Ghost Rescue, The Haunting of Granite Farm by Eva Ibbotson, illus. by Kevin Hawkes, revolves around conflicts of displaced ghosts and features a (human) orphan boy who helps them find a home. New twists and turns abound, and readers will gleefully keep pages turning to find out how the author's new cast of apparitions-including Krok the Viking, Miss Spinks the drowned governess and Stanislous the former vampire-fare.