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Description - The Children of Green Knowe Collection by Lucy M. Boston

In the first story in this collection, Children of Green Knowe, Tolly's great grandmother isn't a witch, but both she and her old house, Green Knowe, are full of a very special kind of magic. There are other children in the house - children who were happy there centuries before. Running around Green Knowe's moat, gardens and mysterious rooms, Tolly slowly discovers them, their toys and animals, and their wonderful stories . . . Then, in River at Green Knowe, Ida, Oscar and Ping are staying with Ida's great-aunt at the ancient, river-encircled house of Green Knowe. 'What a lot of islands the river makes,' said Ida. 'We must go exploring and sail around them all.' And so begins a wonderful, magical summer as they set out to chart the river in the canoe, and soon discover that it has some surprising and mysterious secrets.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571303472
ISBN-10: 0571303471
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lucy M. Boston

Lucy Boston was born in 1892 in Southport, Lancashire, one of six children. She went to a Quaker school in Surrey, and was married in 1917. She later moved to a beautiful manor house near Cambridge which provided the setting for her Green Knowe stories. She started writing at the age of sixty and won the Carnegie Medal for A Stranger at Green Knowe in 1961. Lucy Boston died in 1990.

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