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Saturday, 28 July 2012
16:57 | Posted by SarahMummy
'It was about half past three on a Sunday afternoon when my life as a child ended and my life as a ghost began.'
There can be few better introductions to a children's book and I was hooked from that very first sentence.
I was asked to review this book by the author and I admit I was worried. What if it wasn't very good? I would feel conflicted - wanting to be honest, but not wanting to criticise a book which I knew the author has worked so hard on for so long.
He is a boy of few words and his actions speak louder than words. He didn't write much for his review, but he sat down to read the book and didn't stop until he'd finished. That is praise indeed.
Review by Boy 1 age 11
Ghost Gang is a thrilling adventure when a boy who has just died joins a group of other children who are ghosts and helps children to get rid of their problems in their dreams. He also finds out how to treat others nicely and think before he says something. I would recommend this book for children from 8 to 12.
James Parkin is a self-published children's author. His three Ghost Gang books are available for Kindle or in paperback from his website www.bigredsock.com You can read about James's journey to self-publishing on his blog Writing from 7.
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