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Tad must cross time and space to tell the secrets of the past...

Froggy dreams of drowning. Just as his nightmare is coming true, he is saved by a ghost boy, Tad. But is Tad telling him the truth, and why can Froggy now see back to the past - to 1881, when Sydney was gripped by a smallpox outbreak and the Quarantine Station was full of the stench of death?

With Cassie's help, Tad and Froggy realise they must trust each other in order to find what has been lost for more than one hundred years... and allow both boys to be set free.

NOTE: School tours based on Ghost Boy are now available from the Quarantine Station in Manly, Sydney. Visit www.qstation.com.au for more information.


‘Claudia really enjoyed GHOST BOY... only took 2 nights to read it!’ CLAUDIA’S MUM

‘I like how it felt as though you were actually in the story as you read it... I found it very interesting.’ HANNAH, AGED 9

What our BOOK BUDDIES have to say:

‘It was so exciting at times that I could not put it down!’ CLAUDIA, AGED 10

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    June 1, 2004

    Random House Australia Children's

    240 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • EBook


    August 31, 2011

    RHA eBooks Child

    240 pages

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    • iBooks NZ
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