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Jinks, Catherine. 
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
IL 3-6, RL 4.9
ISBN 0544087089
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Before you see a Bogle you will often smell them.  Their terrible odor is something even Birdie can’t get used to. A Bogel is a monster, a goblin and sometimes called “the bogeyman”.  Birdie is the 10 year old girl apprentice to Bogler, Alfred Bunce.  Alfred catches the Bogles and kills them with his spear. A Bogle’s favorite food is children and Birdie, who sings sweetly like a bird, is the bait.    This fantasy tale set in Victorian London follows Birdie and Mr. Bunce as they come up against the trials of earning a living, along with the wishes of wealthy ladies interested in the intersection of folklore and modern science.   This is the first book in a planned trilogy.  How to Catch a Bogle is a rather ghastly and sometimes smelly and gooey adventure you will not be able to cast aside. 
   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Book Award nominee, 2015)

SUBJECTS:     Monsters -- Fiction.
                        Supernatural -- Fiction.
                        Apprentices -- Fiction.
                        Orphans -- Fiction.
                        London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
                        Great Britain --History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction.

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