The Children of Green Knowe

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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 183 pages
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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.

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Review: The Children of Green Knowe (Green Knowe #1)

User Review  - Jennifer Rocca - Goodreads

The children's librarian recommended this as something that might be good for all three kids to listen to in the car. (ages 12, 10, and 7) It is about ghosts but is not scary in the least. I zoned out ... Read full review

Review: The Children of Green Knowe (Green Knowe #1)

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

The first time I heard this book, my mother read it, and I always remembered it being more or less perfect; this time I listened to the lovely audiobook read by Simon Vance. Really it makes a splendid ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

LUCY MARIA BOSTON (1892-1990) purchased a ramshackle manor house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two years she lovingly restored. It is this house that inspired her, at the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved Green Knowe series.

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