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  - Natalie - Goodreads

Read this over a week or two with Law, a good chapter book and one that you have to figure out what is happening a bit - lots of imagery. Sort of better for a young girl (6-8) I think, the main character is a boy. Read full review

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

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

I enjoyed it, but some of it was a bit too precious for me. I'm a sucker for a ghost story set in a castle, and for any story where the characters can make wild animals their friends. There wasn't any ... 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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