The Book That Made Me: David Almond 20/03/19
Ghosts of Shanghai
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Shanghai 1926 - chaotic, thrilling and dangerous. Expat Ruby and her Chinese friends form the Shanghai Ghost Society are intending to hunt down restless spirits after discovering 'the Almanac of the Other World' in an old bookshop. But it's not long before Ruby and her friends find themselves in very real danger as it becomes clear that trouble is brewing, both in the real and spirit worlds…
Shanghai on the brink of revolution is an exciting and colourful setting for this story, packed with adventure, intrigue, tension and thrills. A really fascinating and exhilarating read for younger teens.