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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

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Author: Penelope Lively
Publisher: Puffin, 1984
Dutton, 1973

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The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

ABC Circle Films

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Someone is causing havoc in East End Cottage, and for once it isn't James. When strange scrawled notes start appearing all over his new family home in the old Oxfordshire village of Ledsham, 10-year-old James seems the obvious culprit. But only he knows the troublemaker's true identity - Thomas Kempe, a petulant 17th-century sorcerer who has taken up residence as a poltergeist in his new bedroom. And to make matters worse, no one will believe him. So, to avoid missing out on pocket money and pudding for the rest of his life, it will be up to James to find out why Thos. Kempe Esq., Sorcerer, has returned, and how to get rid of him.

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books.


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