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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Spanelli by Elle Alexander

Twelve Year old Spanelli McQuillen works at The Museum of Oddities, the family owned antiques shop. When her mother purchases Hamley House, an abandoned home that sits on a hill at the edge of their small neighborhood, Spanelli gets the feeling that something isn't right with the grand, old estate. After she discovers an eerie letter tucked between the pages of an old book, her fears are confirmed and she is taken on a wild adventure as she discovers the frightful mysteries of the old house. @goodreads


https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1336245444                    4 STARS

 I totally love the cover of this book! It is just the cutest little picture.

This is a really great children's book. Spanelli and her mom Ann moved into a huge old creepy house called Hamley House. Spanelli works at their antique shop called The Museum of Oddities. How cool is that name. I want to go to a shop like that and see what I could find.

So Spanelli and her mom find some things in their new house they could sell at the shop or just keep. One of the things is an old painting with children in it. The painting is kinda creepy. Everything in the house is kinda creepy to Spanelli.

Spanelli's cousin Eugene comes to stay a week with her while his parents go out of town. Boy are they in for an adventure. You see, Spanelli's mom hires this woman to come and homeschool Spanelli and she is a weird lady. Eugene has to join in on the lessons as well since he's there for a week.

Then suddenly Spanelli's mom leaves for two days to go check out an old classic car. I mean who leaves their kids with a woman that they have known for like a day!

Anyway, there are some really spooky things that happen, ghosts come forward and it's up to Spanelli and Eugene to save them. And sweet Miss Crew, the teacher, is not so sweet after all!

I think this is just a wonderful little book and I would recommend to all parents with children that like creepy little ghost stories. And me being an adult I'm guessing you can read it too :)

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