'Do you have any idea,' Jessica said eventually, 'why you can see me, when no one else can?'
'A wonderful novel for young readers; which tackles a difficult subject with the perfect mix of empathy and humour.
Francis has never had a friend like Jessica before. She's the first person he's ever met who can make him feel completely himself. Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he's someone to laugh with every day - but because he's the first person who has ever been able to see her - Jessica's Ghost is a funny, moving and beautiful book by a master storyteller, about the power of friendship to shine a warm light into dark places.'
Winner:   Leeds Book Award 2016    11-14 Age Category
Shortlisted:  Calderdale Book of the Year Award 2016
Shortlisted:   Costa Book Awards 2015
"Funny, clever, beautifully written - it perfectly describes the transforming power of friendship." Costa Children's Book Award Judges
Longlisted:  UKLA Book Awards 2016
Longlisted:  THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016
US Edition   Friends for Life