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Dan and the dead

Dan and the dead

Taylor, Thomas, 1973-

Dan can see ghosts. See them, speak to them, and sometimes help them - for a price. Dan and his ghostly sidekick Simon (who took a bullet in the brain a few hundred years ago) help the unquiet dead solve their problems. But when they take on the case of a teenage shoplifter, things start to spin out of control

Book. English. Fiction 9+. Paranormal fiction. Children's stories. General.
Published London: A. & C. Black, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Thomas Taylor
ISBN: 1408154129, 9781408154120
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 127 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series: Quicksilver
Series Title: Quicksilver.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 3
Quiz Number: 222163

Author note

Thomas Taylor studied illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. His first commissioned work was the cover illustration for a then unknown book calledHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stoneby J. K. Rowling.

Since then Thomas has written and illustrated many children's picture books, and is now writing fiction for older readers for A&C Black and Chicken House.


A funny all-action adventure with creepy but non-terrifying characters.
Irish Examiner