Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse by Chris Riddell

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Goth Girl #1

Chris Riddell

fiction childrens fantasy middle grade funny lighthearted fast-paced

224 pages | first published 2013

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Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for...
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Summary of 414 reviews


lighthearted 94%
funny 84%
adventurous 63%
mysterious 42%
dark 21%
challenging 10%
emotional 10%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 10%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%


fast 72%
medium 16%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 33% | N/A: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 23%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 7%

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