Chill

Kelpies

by Alex Nye

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Winner of a Scottish Children's Book Award. The Morton family are cursed: their house is haunted by eerie footsteps, a ghostly figure and whispers in the night.Fiona and new …read more

Interest Age

  • 9-11 years

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Accelerated Reader Programme

Approved not set
Points 6.0
ATOS 2000 0
Book Level 5.2
Interest Level MY
Quiz No. 214439

Additional Details

Title Chill
ISBN 9781782501510
Author by Alex Nye
Series Kelpies
Publisher Faber Factory
Imprint Kelpies
Publication Date 15 July 2014
Format EPUB
Number of Pages 176
Filesize 266.0 KB
Interest Age 9-11 years (9-11)
Language EN
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Category Ebook AUS Composite Starter Pack Years 1 - 13
Ebook NZ Intermediate Starter Pack Years 7 - 8
Award Winning Children's Titles
Crime & Mystery
Thrillers
Award Winning
All Adult Titles
Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Adventure Stories
Fiction (Adult)
Fiction (Child / Teen)

Reviews

'Alex Nye's involving Chill is set near Stirling, in a snowbound house with a ghost in the library. It's a tense confection of mystery, historical intrigue and adventure for 8-12 year olds. Young heroes Samuel and Fiona find they cannot ignore a call from the past to put things right.' -- Lindsey Fraser, Sunday Herald

Author Biography

Alex Nye was born in Leicester, England, and has been writing for many years. She lives in Dunblane, Scotland, with her two children. Chill is her first novel.

Description

Winner of a Scottish Children's Book Award. The Morton family are cursed: their house is haunted by eerie footsteps, a ghostly figure and whispers in the night.Fiona and new neighbour Samuel investigate the hauntings and discover a deadly tale of betrayal and revenge, and a family secret long forgotten.Trapped by snow and ice, can the friends escape the chill or will the Morton children be doomed to repeat the past forever?

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