The Haunting of Granite Falls by Eva Ibbotson

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

'I will buy your castle', declared Hiram C. Hopgood. 'But only if there are no ghosts'! Alex MacBuff can't afford to keep his beloved Castle Carra, and an American millionaire has made him an offer he can't refuse. The castle is shipped all the way to Texas, but its ghostly inhabitants, including Krok the Viking warrior and a hell-hound called Cyril, follow their home across the Atlantic. How can Alex stop them haunting Hiram and also save the millionaire's daughter from an evil ransom plot? 'Funny, gripping, charming and completely irresistable' - Amanda Craig. 'Eva Ibbotson weaves a magic like no other' - Michael Morpurgo.
 

About Eva Ibbotson

See more books from this Author
Eva Ibbotson, an award-winning and bestselling author often compared to Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling, was inspired to write this story after reading about a real American millionaire who had a castle shipped from Scotland. BINDING:HC
 
Published November 9, 2001 by Macmillan Children's Books. 192 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Horror. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The Haunting of Granite Falls

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Combine a quintet of homesick Scottish ghosts, a Texas millionaire and his sickly daughter, the impoverished last scion of the Clan MacBuff, and a trio of fascistically inclined malefactors, and you get a terrifically tongue-in-cheek outing, originally published in the UK in 1987.

| Read Full Review of The Haunting of Granite Falls

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

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 conf

May 01 2004 | Read Full Review of The Haunting of Granite Falls

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

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.

| Read Full Review of The Haunting of Granite Falls

Reader Rating for The Haunting of Granite Falls
90%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 9 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review