When Mum and Dad are busy working, Ava gets bored. Luckily for her, Ghostie comes to the rescue. There’s mischief and mayhem galore as together they explore his ghostly powers and celebrate family, friendship and imaginative play.  


Stephanie Owen Reeder is the award-winning author of over 15 books for children, ranging from picture books to historical novels. As well as writing books, Stephanie also illustrates, edits, reviews, collects and devours them. Not surprisingly, her house in Canberra, Australia’s capital city, is simply bursting with books.


Mel Armstrong is an illustrator from the coolest capital in the world Wellington, New Zealand where she lives with her partner Katie, two young children, a crazy dog and 2 lazy cats.  Her first book, A home for Luna, won the Rubery Book Award Children’s category and she has since gone on to illustrate more than 10 books. Her work, which is a mix of traditional and digital media using textures and pattern, is largely influenced by the beauty of nature and the funny stories told by her children