Ghostbuster’s Handbook


Ghostbusters—starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth—glides into theaters on July 15, 2016 with a hilarious paranormal adventure!

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Do you have what it takes to be a Ghostbuster? Find out in this must-have guide to ghostbusting based on the brand-new Ghostbusters movie!

Learn all about what it takes to be a Ghostbuster in this gorgeous guide to ghosts, vapors, and all things that go bump in the night! Take a tour of the lab with Holtzmann (just don’t touch anything) and learn about the inner-workings of proton packs. Then swing by one of Patty’s famous book club meetings and go for a ride in the Ecto-1! Finally, Erin and Abby break it down with an epic performance of their high school science fair project—which just might help you save the world. It’s all here in this full-color guide that’s jam-packed with stills from the movie—a must-have for any Ghostbuster in training!

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by Ellison Rigby on Best Book Worm

This book is absolutely adorable and I wish I could have read it (and seen the new movie!) when I was seven or eight years old. Set up to resemble a scrapbook with lots of photos and margin notes, the handbook covers all the basics a new member of the Ghostbuster team would need to know, including information on the founding members, definitions of paranormal terminology, and an explanation of the Ghostbusters' spirit classification system. There's also some backstory that didn't make it into the film, and insider info that every Ghostbuster should know (like why you should never attempt to high-five Kevin). The Ghostbuster's Handbook is a fun, kid-friendly companion piece to the 2016 movie.

by Randy Connor on Best Book Worm

I know that the upcoming Ghostbusters film has many fans up in arms. After reading this book, I can honestly say that I am even more excited for this movie than before. The new Ghostbusters are very fascinating characters and the movie's villain Rowan is very reminiscent of Ivo Shandor from the original in his goal and how he goes about it. The book also treats us to glimpses of the new proton packs, vehicles and apparitions the Ghostbusters will encounter in the film. All in all a good read for kiddies or a lifelong fan.

by Andrew Jones on Best Book Worm

I love Ghostbusters and this book is a great part of that and you need to buy it now !

by Long Nguyen on Best Book Worm

This is a fun, portable guide to the new Ghostbusters. I ordered the digital edition of this wee book as a means to supplement having fully read the 'adult' novelization. While I would have preferred a larger, DK [Dorling Kindersley] published Visual Dictionary and/or Incredible Cross-Sections type photo-reference guide i.e. what the "Star Wars" folks get regularly, I found this wee guide to be rather well composed, edited and organized for GB fans of all ages. The photos are all pretty crisp and the handbook does a great job in defining the 7 different Classes of Ghosts and the 5 levels of spectral interaction (T1-5). The Ghostbusters, their backstories, key ghost characters, GB equipment, etc. are all dealt with rather nicely within the compact confines of this guide. There's a quiz at the end for junior GBs to earn their certification; again, this is aimed at kids but can be enjoyed by fans of all-ages.

by Monica Shaffer on Best Book Worm

Major spoilers for the new movie, so hold off reading until after you've seen it. Otherwise, a fun (middle-grade) read!

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Weight 15 kg
Dimensions 5 × 1 × 7 in