Bestselling children's book, from award-winning author-illustrator Guido Van Genechten, is now a BOARD BOOK Perfect for Halloween storytime or any other time
"A little ghost unapologetically makes the most of being different....Different never looked so appealing. " - Kirkus Reviews
"A sweet story about outsider friendship that is just slightly scary in places.... it's hard not to be charmed by van Genechten's smiley, rosy-cheeked ghosts, who could give Casper a run for his money in the cuteness department" - Publisher's Weekly
Ghost Gilbert is a very special ghost, ever since he was little. When he goes to Ghost school, he quickly makes a lot of new friends. Gilbert always cheerfully takes part in everything. But when the Principal wants him to call "Boooooooh" just like a real ghost, all Gilbert can do is whisper a soft "Bahoo". Will Gilbert ever become a real ghost?
A warm picture book about a different and special ghost, about fitting in and being true to yourself.
About the Author
Guido Van Genechten (1957, Belgium) studied drawing and painting, graphics and photography. Afterward, he worked for many years in the graphic industry. Now Guido works as a full-time illustrator of children's books. In 1998 he won the international Illustrator's Award City of Hasselt with his picture book Ricky. This prize was the beginning of his international career as a children's book illustrator. Since that moment, Guido Van Genechten has created many best-selling stories and received several awards. In 2007 he was the winner of the Reader's Digest Award for Best Children's Book Illustrator. And in the past ten years, his books were published in 30 countries around the world.