The Children of Green Knowe

The Children of Green Knowe

Book - 2006
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Tolly comes to live with his great-grandmother at the ancient house of Green Knowe and becomes friends with three children who lived there in the seventeenth century.
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2006, c1954.
ISBN: 9780571231461
0571231462
Branch Call Number: J FIC Bosto 3701wd 1
Characteristics: 123 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Boston, Peter

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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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