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Tom's Midnight Garden

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Tom is furious. His brother, Peter, has measles, so now Tom is being shipped off to stay with Aunt Gwen and Uncle Alan in their boring old apartment. There'll be nothing to do there and no one to play with. Tom just counts the days till he can return home to Peter.Then one night the landlady's antique grandfather clock strikes thirteen times leading Tom to a wonderful, magical discovery and marking the beginning of a secret that's almost too amazing to be true. But it is true, and in the new world that Tom discovers is a special friend named Hatty and more than a summer's worth of adventure for both of them. Now Tom wishes he could stay with his relativesand Hatty — forever...

About the Author

Philippa Pearce is the author of many books, several of which are considered classics both in the United States and in her native England. Her award-winning titles include Tom's Midnight Garden, which received the Carnegie Medal and was an ALA Notable Book; The Battle of Bubble and Squeak, which received the Whitbread Award; and Mrs. Cockle's Cat, which received the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Philippa Pearce's books include Mrs. Cockle's Cat,which received the Kate Greenaway Medal, and The Battle of Bubble and Squeak,winner of the Whitbread Medal. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064404457
Author:
Einzig, Susan
Author:
Einzig, Susan
Author:
by Philippa Pearce and Susan Einzig
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.59x5.16x.53 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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