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The Great Ghost Hoax
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About The Book
Butterbean is bored. She and the other pets pulled off a heist once, but that was like a million years ago. Nothing exciting has happened since then. That is, until Mrs. Third Floor shows up at their apartment, convinced there’s a ghost in the building.
Mrs. Third Floor’s rental unit is showing signs of paranormal activity—eerie noises, objects moving when no one is there, fish disappearing from the tank overnight. The pets decide to investigate. Soon they’re confronted with a bigger problem than just ghosts: professional ghost hunters who are offering to drive out the spirits for a hefty fee. It’s up to Butterbean and the rest of the gang to save Mrs. Third Floor from losing her life savings to scammers, all while dealing with some really annoying new animals. Can the furry friends uncover the truth in time?
About The Illustrator
Dave Mottram is an illustrator living in Ohio who worked as a graphic designer for many years, which led him to pursue his passion for illustration. He paints traditionally and digitally with color and layers and line. He loves tacos, animals, tikis, and nerding out over art supplies. Visit him at DaveMottram.com.
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 30, 2022)
- Length: 288 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534479920
- Grades: 3 - 7
- Ages: 8 - 12
- Lexile ® 490L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Raves and Reviews
"Silly business galore, with more than a few sly tentacular twists."
– Kirkus Reviews
"Mottram’s black-and-white illustrations . . . complement the humorous tone of the plot. . . the narration style keeps the action moving. . . This funny animal adventure caters to a wide audience. . ."
– School Library Journal
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