Leo: A Ghost Story


Author: Mac Barnett


Illustrator: Christian Robinson


BARNETT, Mac. Leo: A Ghost Story. Pictures by Christian Robinson. San Francisco: Chronicle [2015]. 8vo, [44]pp. Light blue boards decoratively stamped in white and light blue. Color pictorial endpapers; color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by both the author, Mac Barnett, and signed with a small drawing by the artist, Caldecott Honor artist Christian Robinson.

First edition. You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. Because Leo is also a ghost. When a new family moves into his home and Leo's efforts to welcome them are misunderstood, Leo decides it is time to leave and see the world. That is how he meets Jane, a kid with a tremendous imagination and an open position for a worthy knight. And before you know it, Leo and Jane have become friends!