The Ghosts of Tarawera (Spooky Adventures, #2)

The Ghosts of Tarawera (Spooky Adventures, #2) Storylines Children S Literature Trust Of New Zealand Notable Book 2016 On Vacation, Joe And Eddie Are Intrigued By The Bubbling Mud Pools And Gushing Geysers That Dot The Landscape Around The Lake Where They Re Staying They Meet Local Volcano Expert Rocky, Who Tells Them About The Cataclysmic 1886 Eruption Of Mt Tarawera The Volcano That Casts A Long Shadow Towards Their Holiday Cottage.But Joe S Fascination Turns To Unease When Ghostly Sightings On The Lake And Dark Rumblings From The Earth Hint That The Volcano Is Reawakening Can He Persuade Rocky, Who Puts His Faith Only In Science, To Sound A Warning The Past Reaches Out To Touch The Present In This Spooky Middle Grade Adventure Story From The Author Of The Ghosts Of Young Nick S Head Read It At Night, If You Dare Suitably spooky tale will have kids on the edge of their seatsThis is my review of Sue Copsey s book The Ghosts of Tarawera The other posted review below is by my 13 year old son, Dughall, who nabbed the book when it first arrived Then my 11 year old claimed it They both loved it But I had to wait until I could read it to my 7 year old, as a bed time story, before I could enjoy it.And enjoy it I did This is a wonderful book A suitably spooky adventure story, firmly set in New Zealand, Suitably spooky tale will have kids on the edge of their seatsThis is my review of Sue Copsey s book The Ghosts of Tarawera The other posted review below is by my 13 year old son, Dughall, who nabbed the book when it first arrived Then my 11 year old claimed it They both loved it But I had to wait until I could read it to my 7 year old, as a bed time story, before I could enjoy it.And enj
Disclaimer I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewDiscovering a thoroughly enjoyable book for children can sadly be a difficult task A thoroughly enjoyable sequel evenso As such, you may imagine my surprise when upon putting down Sue Copsey s The Ghosts of Tarawera I realized it was the most engaging story I had read in a long time The book s unbridled enthusiasm for both the supernatural and the scientific lends itself to an infectious sense of fun, engagi Disclaimer I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewDiscovering a thoroughly enjoyable book for children can sadly be a difficult task A thoroughly enjoyable sequel evenso As such, you may imagine my surprise when upon putting down Sue Copsey s The Ghosts of Tarawera I realized it was the most engaging story I had read in a long time The book s unbridled enthusiasm for both the supernatural and the scientific lends itself to an infectious sense of fun, engaging children and reminding adults why they fell in love with storytelling in the first place The Ghost of Tarawera undoubtedly lives up to the idea of escapism, all while being darned scary too The book continues the adventure of Joe and Eddie, who we last saw in the midst of a ghostly adventure in 2011 s Ghost of Young Nick s Head Have no fear if you have not picked up that installment however, as Sue Copsey writes with an
I won this book as a good reads giveaway I enjoyed it a lot The author mailed it to me from her publishing company in Auckland, New Zealand by air mail The furthest away I have gotten a book before this was from
Sue Copsey has brought us a great sequel to The Ghosts of Young Nick s Head though one doesn t have to have read it to enjoy this book as Joe s parents take the family on holiday to Rotorua, famous for its geothermal activity Eddie is with Joe, of course, and younger sister Beckie also gets a friend to bring along a new and po
I am so impressed by this adventure story that so cleverly weaves science and the supernatural to both educate and captivate its readers Joe and Eddie go on holiday with Joe s family annoying little sister Beckie and her annoying friend Anastasia included They explore Lake Rotomahana situated near Mt Tarawera and
I m joining the ranks of fans who have written rave reviews for this book It s an excellent read for children of about 10 to 13, offering an exciting mix of adventure and the supernatural Joe and Eddie previously in The Ghosts of Young Nick s Head are holidaying on the shores of Lake Rotomahana when Joe starts seeing strange apparitions and receiving mysterious messages on his phone They are a warning that Mount Tarawera is about to blow again When it happens Joe, Eddie, Joe s sister Becki I m joining the ranks of fans who
The Ghosts of Tarawera ticks all my boxes both as a parent a reader It s an exciting adventure filled with well researched history modern science Kids will love the fast paced action the fun characters. Don t let the ghosty title put you off this book is awesome It sof a stay up all night to finish it book than one of the can t sleep cos I m having nightmares variety Yet there is enough ghostly action to satisfy that rebellious streak think Casper in traditional Maori dress and kids will get so caught up in the adventure that they ll probably forget what they originally signed up for anyway The real scary part for me was the fact that my hometown was the setting for this incredib Don t let the ghosty title put you off this book is awesome It sof a stay up all night to finish it book than one of the can t sleep cos I m having nightmares variety Yet there is enough ghostly action to satisfy that rebellious streak think Casper in traditional Maori dress and kids wi
Joe and and his best friend Eddie are back for another spooky adventure, this time in the hydrothermal area of Lake Tarawera This is a great follow up to Sue Copsey s earlier book, The Ghosts of Young Nick s Head, although it also works well as a standalone book By combining the tragic history of the Mt Tarawera eruption with current geological science, Sue Copsey has written a fast paced tale of ghost canoes, spirit warriors and volcanic eruptions that is sure to capture children s attention Joe and and his best friend Eddie are back for another spooky adventure, this time in the
Another great adventure story from Sue Copsey Loved how the supernatural was weaved in so realistically.