King & Kayla and the Case of the Downstairs Ghost (Paperback)

King & Kayla and the Case of the Downstairs Ghost By Dori Hillestad Butler, Nancy Meyers (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Jillian thinks there’s a ghost in her basement. King and Kayla know that ghosts aren’t real, but what is making that dark shape and that scary noise?

King and Kayla are going to a sleepover at Thor and Jillian’s house. King LOVES sleepovers. They’re his favorite thing! And he particularly likes Jillian’s basement, because animals are allowed on the furniture. But Jillian and Thor are afraid to go downstairs because there’s big, dark blob that goes “Whoooooo!” and chases her around the basement.

Kayla’s not worried; she wants to know what’s happening downstairs. With her intrepid co-detective, she investigates the weird sights and sounds and solves the mystery—but not before an encounter with Cat with No Name and a run-in with a skunk.

About the Author

Dori Hillestad Butler has published magazine stories, educational materials, plays, book reviews, characters for a board game, and over sixty children's books. A two-time Geisel Honor Book winner for King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats and King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth, she has also been nominated for children's choice awards in nineteen different states and won the 2011 Edgar Award for the best juvenile mystery for Buddy Files: Case of the Lost Boy. She lives in Washington.

Praise For…

"This not-too-spooky ghost story is the ideal choice for newly independent readers and lovers of mysteries."—School Library Journal

"Meyers’ digital cartoon vignettes are a pleasing blend of sweetness, humor, and a touch of suspense. Beginning readers will enjoy the fast-moving plot and unexpected twists."—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781682634707
ISBN-10: 1682634701
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: King & Kayla