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The screaming staircase

Author: Jonathan Stroud
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2013.
Series: Lockwood & Co, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood and Co. step in ... For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions. Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Ghost stories
Paranormal fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Stroud
ISBN: 9780857532022 0857532022 9780857532015 0857532014
OCLC Number: 856962538
Awards: Winner of Hampshire Book Award 2015.
Winner of We Read Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards: Simply the Book Category 2015.
Winner of Hampshire Book Award 2015
Winner of We Read Award 2015
Short-listed for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards: Simply the Book Category 2015
Short-listed for North East Book Award 2015
Long-listed for Inky Awards: Silver Inky 2015
Long-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014
Winner of We Read 2015 (UK)
Winner of Hampshire Book Award 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Hampshire Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for North East Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Inky Awards (Australia) 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Guardian Children's Book Prize 2014 (UK)
Description: 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: Lockwood & Co, bk. 1.
Other Titles: Lockwood & Co. :
Responsibility: Jonathan Stroud.

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Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony  Read more...

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"This story will keep you reading late into the night, but you'll want to leave the lights on. Stroud is a genius at inventing an utterly believable world which is very much like ours, but so Read more...

 
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