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The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery

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The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery
Written by Allison Rushby
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763696856
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The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery

author: Allison Rushby

Flossie Birdwhistle is the Turnkey at Londonís Highgate Cemetery. As Turnkey, itís Flossieís job to ensure that all the souls buried in the cemetery stay at rest. Not an easy job for a young ghost, but a task made especially difficult by World War II: London is being attacked every night by enemy bombers, and even the dead are unsettled. When Flossie encounters the ghost of a German soldier carrying a mysterious object that seems to exist in both the living and spirit worlds, she becomes suspicious ó what is the officer up to? Before long, Flossie uncovers a sinister plot that could destroy not only her cemetery, but also her beloved country. Can Flossie and her ghostly friends stop the soldier before itís too late? History collides with the supernatural in this exciting, ethereal mystery from Allison Rushby.

Twelve-year-old Flossie is no ordinary ghost ó sheís the caretaker of every soul in Highgate Cemetery. And during World War II, even the ghosts aren't safe.
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0763696854 /  9780763696856
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Middle-grade Novel / Hardback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
256 / 5 1/4" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Historical; Mysteries & Detective Stories; Ghost Stories;
author’s comments:
Allison Rushby adores cities with long, winding histories; wild, overgrown cemeteries; redbrick Victorian museums; foxes; and ivy. She lives in Queensland, Australia.
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