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Author: Angie Sage Narrator: Katherine Kellgren Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Araminta Spookie Series Release Date: July 2006 ISBN: 9780061228872
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This House Is Not For Sale

Araminta Spookie lives in a wonderful old haunted house, but her crabby Aunt Tabby wants to move. Aunt Tabby is determined to sell their house -- Araminta has to stop her! With the help of a haunted suit of armor named Sir Horace, a ghost named Edmund, and a lot of imagination, Araminta hatches a plot for an Awful Ambush that is so ghoulish, it just might work!

The Perfect Present for a Ghost

Sir Horace is about to turn five hundred years old! Araminta and Wanda need to find him the perfect gift.

Araminta finds an ancient sword in a grotto hidden under her haunted house -- and it should be a cinch to get it. But she wasn't planning on the nasty surprise of a portcullis-trap and a rising tide in the grotto. Will Araminta and Wanda make it to Sir Horace's birthday party?

Performed by Katherine Kellgren

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Humorous, fast-paced, kooky, spooky fun.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Fun escapism for readers who like their spooky without the scary.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Healthy proportions of scary details leavened with light and funny plot twists make this novel an easy recommendation.”

    Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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About the Author

Angie Sage was born in London and grew up in the Thames Valley, London, and Kent. She now lives in Somerset in a very old house that has a secret tunnel below it. She loves such spooky old houses, as well as the sea and medieval England. She has created many books for children, and the first six books in her Septimus Heap series are international bestsellers. She is also the author of the Araminta Spookie series.

About the Narrator

Katherine Kellgren (1969–2018), narrator and actress, appeared onstage in London, New York, and Frankfurt, including in the role of Laura in a regional production of The Glass Menagerie and appearances on Comedy Central. In recognition of her mastery of audiobook narration, she received many honors, including the prestigious Audie Awards, with four for best female narrator; the Odyssey Award; Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award; dozens of AudioFile magazine Earphones Awards; an AudioFile Golden Voice Award; Booklist Voice of Choice award; and acclaim from press and listener reviews.