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Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips

by Debbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones

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This chapter book was a joy to read because of the plot, the language style, and the illustrations. This chapter book follows the Bailey School kids as they believe they encountered a ghost in Eddie's great Aunt's creepy, old house. I liked the plot because it was very engaging from just the title: "Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips", throughout the story there are many factors that leave the Bailey School kids wondering if there really is a ghost. Howie spilled his bag of chips on the floor and they spelled out "Attic" right after Howie looked up at the attic and saw a shadow of a man. Also after making a mess in the great Aunt's kitchen, the kids come back and find the kitchen spotless.The language style was descriptive and engaging in the way it described the kids feelings: "All the kids gulped when they saw what was inside the hat." The language throughout kept you turning the page to see what happens next. The illustrations in this story were scratch board, black-and-white but they allowed the readers to gain insights on what was happening on a certain page. This further engaged the reader into the story to be able to see illustrations throughout the chapter book. ( )
  AndreaStreet | Dec 16, 2016 |
Eddie's Great-aunt Mathilda is sick and he has to help take care of her. But when Eddie and his friends visit Mathilda's house, strange things start to happen. Howie sees someone staring at him from the attic window and, when his back is turned, his garlic potato chips are used to spell the word ATTIC on the ground. During later visits the kids hear noises from the attic, but Great-aunt Mathilda swears there's nothing up there. Could the ghost of Eddie's Great-uncle Jasper, who died years ago, be haunting his aunt's home? The Bailey School kids will find out!
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
A silly series that creates more questions than it answers. It's great for formulating theories as well as predictions. The class dynamics should be very familiar to those of the Magic School Bus generation. ( )
  benuathanasia | Sep 12, 2012 |
550L,GRL M,AR 3.5,8 copies
  Totarobookroom | Jul 25, 2009 |
550L,GRL M,AR 3.5,8 copies
  Totarobookroom | Jul 25, 2009 |
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Dadey, Debbieprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Marcia Thorntonmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurney, John StevenIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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When spooky things begin to happen at Aunt Matilda's house--including unexplained whistling and snoring--Eddie begins to suspect that his aunt's house is haunted.
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"It started out to be a simple visit to a sick old aunt, but strange things were happening at the rundown house. Could it be haunted?"

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