When Lily Griffin finds a girl trapped inside a magic mirror, she uncovers a long-forgotten family secret and sets in motion a remarkable chain of events. Lily is a singular character, hilariously funny, sweetly poignant and deeply daggy. Plagued by social doubts and her own pecularities, she is the perfect person to investigate the many secrets of her grandfather’s house and, along the way, mend some family relationships, discover enduring friendships and learn to play netball.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘Complemented by vivid illustrations, The Vexatious Haunting of Lily Griffin is a funny, heartfelt tale that pre-teens will gobble up.’ Writing WA
‘Through the portal of magical realism, Hayes tells a heartfelt story that explores realistic and challenging themes in a comprehensible way … The perfect book for children to bury their noses in.’ Better Reading
‘If you are looking for a fun and easy ghost series, then this is the perfect book.’ StoryLinks
‘New fantasy novel gives pre-teens a way to relate to real life issues.’ Cockburn Gazette
‘This is not only a wonderful fantasy read, but it is a story about family support, sibling issues, coping with dementia, loss and love.’ Lamont Books
‘This is an excellent book … Five stars and 10 out of 10.’ Cadence, aged 10