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The Watch House (PB) By Robert Westall

The Watch House (PB)
by Robert Westall

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'Robert Westall mixes up his usual potent brew of atmosphere and emotion. Unputdownable and deeply satisfying.' Times Educational Supplement
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The Watch House (PB) Summary

The Watch House (PB) by Robert Westall

The dust flew in clouds, making her cough. Anne looked inside the last glass case. More writing. It was moving! Balls of fluff being pushed around like tiny mice. More letters appeared as she watched.


Anne Help

Who is writing the messages in the dust? What is the story behind the huge skull in the old Watch House?

Alone and unhappy in Garmouth, Anne knows the shadows are following her. Spirits of long-dead sailors who won't rest. And from behind its empty windows, the Watch House is watching her...

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The Watch House (PB) Reviews

"A great ghost story. One of the best ever." Junior Bookshelf

About Robert Westall

Robert Westall was born in 1929 on Tyneside, where he grew up during the Second World War. He studied Fine Art and Sculpture, and for many years taught in schools throughout the North of England. His first novel for children, The Machine Gunners won the Carnegie Medal in 1975. He won it again in 1982 for The Scarecrow (the first writer to win the medal twice), the Smarties Prize in 1989 for Blitzcat, and the Guardian Award in 1991 for The Kingdom by The Sea. He died in 1993.

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The Watch House (PB) by Robert Westall
Robert Westall
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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