Hugo’s Haunted Handbook

Dave Whamond

A handy guidebook that will help you get rid of your ghost! Or will it?

Got ghosts? Then you’ve come to right book! Hugo is a ghost expert, and he can tell you exactly how to boot out your boo. After all, he got rid of his ghost, no problem!

But has Hugo really gotten rid of his ghost? And are ghosts really that scary? Would it be so bad to keep one around? They might actually be good company if you just give them a chance …

A silly, laugh-out-loud graphic novel for young readers that breaks the fourth wall, Hugo’s Haunted Handbook is a lighthearted look at friendship and the meaning of true companionship. Readers will love the lively relationship between Hugo and his friendly ghost and will come away with the reassurance that one can find friendships in even the most unexpected places.

Dave Whamond
Regular price $21.95 CAD
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SKU: OB400124n0nn1nWWW | ISBN: 9781771475877

"The tale brims with wordplay, visual gags, potty humor, and whimsy ... Spook-tacular!"

- Kirkus Reviews

"An entertaining story about finding friendship in the unlikeliest of places ... An easy-to-read graphic novel that newly confident readers will enjoy. A recommended purchase."

- School Library Journal

"By turning the tables on Hugo and his ghost, author-illustrator Dave Whamond just adds another dimension to an already amusing interaction, taking Hugo's Haunted Handbook from funny to side-splitting."

- CanLit for Little Canadians

"A cute self-help style book that is a good transition between picture books and more wordy graphic novels, Hugo’s Haunted Handbook is sure to be a hit."

- Canadian Review of Materials

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Publication date

March 15, 2024

Number of pages


Interest age

From 5 to 8