The Gargoyle in My Yard (Lost Gargoyle #1) (Paperback)

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The Gargoyle in My Yard (Lost Gargoyle #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Lost Gargoyle series.

Commended for the 2009 Resource Links Best Books and for the 2010 Best Books for Kids and Teens, short-listed for the 2012 Diamond Willow Award

Chosen for the Toronto Public Library's 2015 Great Reads for Kids collection

What do you do when a 400-year-old gargoyle moves into your backyard? Especially when no one else but you knows he's ALIVE? Twelve-year-old Katherine Newberry can tell you all about life with a gargoyle. Hes naughty. He gets people into trouble. He howls at the moon, breaks statues and tramples flowers to bits, all the while making it look like you did it He likes to throw apple cores and stick his tongue out at people when they aren't looking. How do you get rid of a gargoyle? Do they help the gargoyle leave for good? If you're like Katherine and her parents, after getting to know him, you might really want him to stay.

Philippa Dowding is an award-winning magazine copywriter, poet and children's author. Her books in the Lost Gargoyle series were nominated for the Diamond Willow 2011 and Silver Birch Express 2012 Awards. The character of Gargoth was inspired by a visit to an odd antique store populated with mysterious gargoyles. Philippa lives in Toronto.
Product Details ISBN: 9781894917827
ISBN-10: 1894917820
Publisher: Napoleon and Co
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Lost Gargoyle