Children Of Green Knowe

Children Of Green Knowe

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L. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. Now the children of Green Knowe--both alive and ghostly--are back in appealing new editions.
The spooky original illustrations have been retained, but dramatic new cover art by Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events) gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers.
Edition: PB
ISBN: 9780152024680

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Anneatthelibrary
Dec 12, 2013

I was really excited to find this book again. Read it when I was young and still enjoy the adventures of Tolly and his Great-grandmother.

This is a wonderful book for firing up imagination. Are the children he sees and hears real or not? Does the statue of St. Christopher really walk at night? When will he see the ghost horse?

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waltzingechidna
Oct 12, 2013

This was a favorite when I was young. The stuff about Green Noah was very scary for me, but there was something delightful about the connections between the generations that had lived at the house, and the surprising matter-of-factness with which both the boy and the grandmother treated the presence of ghost children was enchanting.

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waltzingechidna
Oct 12, 2013

waltzingechidna thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12

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