Dying to Meet You (43 Old Cemetery Road Series #1)

Dying to Meet You (43 Old Cemetery Road Series #1)

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Dying to Meet You (43 Old Cemetery Road Series #1) by Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise

Ignatius B. Grumply moves into the Victorian mansion at 43 Old Cemetery Road hoping to find some peace and quiet so he can crack a wicked case of writer’s block. But 43 Old Cemetery Road is already occupied by eleven-year-old Seymour, his cat Shadow, and an irritable ghost named Olive. It’s hard to say who is more outraged. But a grumpy old ghost just might inspire this grumpy old man—and the abandoned kid? Well, let's just say his last name's Hope.

Sisters Kate and M. Sarah Klise, the creators of the award-winning Regarding the . . . series, offer up this volume in a clever epistolary series told in letters, drawings, newspaper articles, a work-in-progress manuscript, and even an occasional tombstone engraving.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547398488
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/06/2010
Series: 43 Old Cemetery Road Series , #1
Pages: 147
Sales rank: 119,455
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kate Klise is the author of many punny and funny middle grade novels, including all of the books in the popular 43 Old Cemetery Road series. She has also written a number of picture books and young adult novels. Ms. Klise lives in Norwood, Missouri. For more information about Kate, visit www.kateandsarahklise.com.

M. Sarah Klise illustrates picture books and middle grade novels with a graphic twist. She also teaches art to children and adults in the Bay Area in California. For more information about Sarah, visit www.kateandsarahklise.com.

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Dying to Meet You 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
very-good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that this book is the only book that I actually sat down and read. I could not put the book down. This is a book that I think everyone should read.  I liked the funny names that they gave all the characters and how the ghost, Olive, helps Seymour.   
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Daughter just loved starting this series, we are just started book #3 and can't wait to continue. Thanks for making her love reading again.
Openbooksociety_dot_com More than 1 year ago
Brought to you by OBS reviewer and parent Angie Dying to Meet You is a wonderful introduction into the supernatural genre for young readers. This story is written as a series of letters so it’s a quick read and easy to pick up and put down when one has to do homework or chores or just wants to read “Just one more page before lights out, PLEASE?!?” Our story finds Ignatius B. Grumply in need of some solitude to work through is writers block and finish his next novel. But the house he’s chosen to rent comes with some… stipulations. Specifically he must share it with 11-year-old Seymour whose parents have left him while they’re on an adventure. But Seymour isn’t the only resident left at the house. What happens in this book is a fabulous story of acceptance and tolerance. The author weaves puns and witty come backs into a delightful tale of love and friendship in an unlikely place. Read this one with your kids. You won’t be sorry. This review and more at openbooksociety dot com
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iluvswimmingC4 More than 1 year ago
Dying to Meet You is a wonderful story, however it is told through a series of letters which has no details. It is a very easy and short read though!
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TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
When Ignatius B. Grumply rented out the house on Cemetery Road for the summer to finish his book, he agreed to keep an eye on the owner's son, Seymour Hope. He got a surprise he wasn't expecting: a live-in ghost who used to write books and who loves to cause trouble. With the noise, his writer's block, and the late night goings-on throughout the house disrupting him, Ignatius is having a hard time finishing his book. A non-believer in ghosts, he instead believes that it is the boy who is making all of the noise and threatens to kick him out. With his parents nowhere to be found and his home at stake, Seymour is determined to show the cranky writer that he is not a disruptive influence and that ghosts really do exist. With the help of his ghost friend, Olive C. Spence, they'll fight to break down the walls of Ignatius' disbelief. Will they succeed? And will Ignatius ever finish his book? A humorous tale filled with adventure and a grumpy but lovable ghost. The story is entertaining and unique. The characters are memorable, likable, and well-developed. Readers who like ghost stories, realistic fiction, and adventure will enjoy reading DYING TO MEET YOU.
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Naishee More than 1 year ago
That is the question asked to Iggy by O.C.S in this thrilling novel. Told through letters, we are introduced to a motley crew of adorable characters who are so easy to love. The story which makes quick and sweet execution for a memorable summer read that will defiantly offer everyone a little piece of funny delight.
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CARROTCAKE More than 1 year ago
LOVE THE BOOK MY DAUGHTER READS EVERYDAY! :)