When Emma falls downstairs and bumps her head, the accident produces a second Emma who is transparent and flickery around the edges. Her double - the Other Emma - is invisible to others and plays tricks on the people Emma doesn’t like.... An entertaining fantasy story about a girl and her double from Catherine Sefton.
The day Ruth Maguire encounters the wet man on the lonely Wrack Road seems no different to any other, but their meeting on the bleak Dooney Headland, where Ruth lives with her mother and brother and little sister, has terrifying consequences. Ruth's ordeal, trapped in her own home with the lives of James and little Katya at stake, builds to nightmare intensity against a background of grey slab rocks and the glittering sea, in a remote place which is a world of its own.
Bertie Boggin is the smallest of the Boggins. His older brother and sister won't play with him and he has nothing to do. Then he sees the notice on the coalshed - and there inside is the Ghost!
It was only an old wooden doll with a broken nose that Emer found, but she was sure that there was something special about it. It certainly did some very un-dollike things like crying real tears in the middle of the night, and it was definitely the doll that led Emer to the ghost.But what does the ghost want? Emer is determined to find out – but when she gets on the right track, it seems as though there may be real danger ahead before she can solve the mystery…
Bertie was the smallest Boggin in a house full of Bogginses. He was smaller than Max, smaller than Elsie, smaller even than the dog Tojo. Max and Elsie despised him, and if they ever agreed to play with him Bertie was all too likely to end up as the Cannibals’ dinner. So he was pleased when he found the Ghost in the coalshed, particularly when the Ghost promised to be his Best Friend.... A funny and entertaining story about a little boy and his phantom friend, from acclaimed author Catherine Sefton.