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Ghostopolis

Ghostopolis

by Doug TenNapel Illustrated by Doug TenNapel
Imagine Garth Hale's surprise when he's accidentally zapped to the spirit world by Frank Gallows, a washed-out ghost wrangler. Suddenly Garth finds he has powers the ghosts don't have, and he's stuck in a world run by the evil ruler of Ghostopolis, who would use Garth's newfound abilities to rule the ghostly kingdom. When Garth meets Cecil, his grandfather's ghost, the two search for a way to get Garth back home, and nearly lose hope until Frank Gallows shows up to fix his mistake.
"The story is a good blend of creepy, grotesque, and wacky. TenNapel is a terrific cartoonist and in fine form here." — Booklist
"Creepy details, quick quips and a wry, deadpan (pun absolutely intended) humor are sure to delight." — Kirkus
Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Lexile Measure
GN300L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
272
Genre
Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Doug TenNapel Doug TenNapel was raised in the town of Denair, California.In 1994, he created Earthworm Jim, a character who would go on to star in video games, toy lines, and cartoon series.
Doug TenNapel Doug TenNapel was raised in the town of Denair, California.In 1994, he created Earthworm Jim, a character who would go on to star in video games, toy lines, and cartoon series.

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