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The children of Green Knowe

L. M. Boston

The children of Green Knowe

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by Peter Boston.
ContributionsBoston, Peter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18519475M
ISBN 100571064604


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Oldknow in her old castle-like house Green Noah (true name Green Knowe). The Green Knowe books are fantasy mixed with a bit of adventure and just enough historical detail to make them interesting for children. The house is a very real character in the stories, to the extent that it feels almost like it lives and breathes.

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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  › Books › Teen & Young Adult › Literature & Fiction.

For mature and thoughtful children--and for adults, like all the best kids' lit--this British book, the first in a series, is a true gem. Eight-year-old Toseland Oldknow (cruelly called "Towser" or "Toto" by his schoolmates and new stepmother) is sent to the old manor house of Green Noah (the discrepancy in names is explained partway through) to stay with his great-grandmother, Linnet Oldknow Now the children of Green Knowe--both alive and ghostly--are back in appealing new editions.

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