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    Distributor: Random House, Inc. Availability: Available On Sale Date: Aug 30, 2022 Carton Quantity: 48
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Spooky Sleuths #1: The Ghost Tree
By (author): Natasha Deen Illustrated by: Lissy Marlin
Natasha Deen ,

Illustrated by :

Lissy Marlin

Imprint:

Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

9780593488874

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Digest
Paperback , Digest
English

Audience:

Children: Age (years) 7 - 10, Grade (US) 2 - 5
Aug 30, 2022
$9.50 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

7.69in x 5.25 x 0.28 in | 0.18 lb

Page Count:

112 pages

Illustrations:

BLACK & WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS
Random House Children's Books
Random House Books for Young Readers
JUVENILE FICTION / Ghost Stories
Is it science…or strange and ghostly?

Asim’s new town is freaking him out! There are weird noises at night, eerie lights, and now an evil tree that is growing way faster than it should. he’s sure there’s something supernatural going on.
His friend Rokshar believes that everything can be explained by science. But even she’s worried when the tree takes control of their teacher! It’s starting to look like an evil spirit straight out of Guyanese folklore is to blame. Can Asim and his friends save their teacher—and the town—from the ghost tree?
 
Find out…if you dare! It’s a new spooky series based on ghost stories from Guyana.

Series Overview: Spooky Sleuths is a chapter-book ghost story series featuring monsters from Guyanese folklore. Each book will have concluding notes from Asim and Rokshar about whether the plot can be explained by science or the supernatural as well as an author’s note about the Guyanese supernatural being.Pub scheduleFall 22: Book #1: The Ghost Tree and #2: Beware the MoonlightSpring 23: Book #3Summer 23: Book #4



    Kids love spooky stories! Series like Notebook of Doom, Eerie Elementary, and Haunted Library are hits.

    Halloween timing! Fall is the perfect time to launch a supernatural series.

    Diverse characters! Asim is half Guyanese, half Scottish, and most other characters are also multi-racial. Features a nonbinary teacher, Mx. Hudson.

    Diverse creators! Author is Guyanese Canadian and illustrator is Dominican.

    Highly illustrated with black-and-white art throughout.

    Science vs. supernatural means classroom friendly—Asim and Rokshar use the scientific method to investigate the origin of each suspicious occurence.

    Each book includes an author’s note about the creature from Guyanese folklore featured in the story.

Natasha Deen has written more than a dozen books for young readers. After spending her early childhood in Guyana, she moved to Calgary in Alberta, Canada, which she found terribly exciting until she met her first minus-forty-degree winter day, at which point she began to question the sanity of the grown-ups around her. She lives in Edmonton, and keeps warm with tea and cupcakes. Find out more at natashadeen.com and follow her on Twitter @natasha_deen.

Lissy Marlin is an award-winning illustrator from Dominican Republic with a simple mission: bring a little bit of magic to everyday life, one piece of art at a time! Her projects include the New York Times bestselling series The Magic Misfits by Neil Patick Harris.

Author Residence: Edmonton, Alberta

Author Hometown: Guyana

Lissy Marlin is an award-winning illustrator from Dominican Republic with a simple mission: bring a little bit of magic to everyday life, one piece of art at a time! Her projects include the New York Times bestselling series The Magic Misfits by Neil Patick Harris.

Illustrator Residence: Philadelphia, PA

Illustrator Hometown: Dominican Republic

Author Website: natashadeen.com

Author Social Media: Twitter: @natasha_deen

“An excellent series starter and contribution to the supernatural mystery genre, perfect for older chapter book readers easing into early middle grade. ­Highly recommended.”--School Library Journal, starred review

“A spooky adventure rooted in Guyanese folklore…with just the right amount of chills.”—Kirkus Reviews

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