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Goth Girl Series

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    Goth Girl by Chris Riddell is a beautifully illustrated series about the adventures of Ada Goth - a lonely girl living in a very strange house - from the bestselling author/ illustrator of Ottoline.

    The first Goth Girl book, Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, came out in 2013, winning the Costa Children’s Book Award and getting nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway and the Children’s National Book Award. There are now four books in the series.

    The wonderful illustrations by the former children’s laureate (2015-2017), Chris Riddell, make these mystery stories perfect for readers 7+ who love adventures with a dark or fantastical twist. 

    Ada Goth lives with her very odd father, Lord Goth at the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall where children are meant to be seen and not heard. Whatever is going on at the Hall - whether it is the Ghastly-Gorm Garden Party and Bake-Off, the Hall’s music festival or a gamekeeper with dastardly plans - Ada is on hand to make sure the ghastly going-ons don’t get out of hand and to solve the spooky mysteries.

    Th Goth Girl books can be read in any order, but we recommend starting with book one - Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse.

    All the Goth Girl books in order:

    Book 1: Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse (2013)
    Book 2: Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death (2014)
    Book 3: Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright (2015)
    Book 4: Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony (2017)

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

    Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse is the beautifully illustrated winner of the Costa Children's B... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

    Packed full with beautiful black and white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Tha... More

    (12 reviews)
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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Goth Girl and the Wuthering Fright

    People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's Literary Dog Show. The esteemed j... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

    There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and another spooky mystery for Ada Goth to solve in Goth Girl and t... More

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