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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Best of all, the writing is beautiful. - Goodreads
And the (plotless) pacing is… - Goodreads
It's heavy on mood, but not on plot. - Goodreads
There are a few illustrations. - Goodreads
So. First off, there's basically no plot. - Goodreads
LM Boston's writing also opens my span of thought. - Goodreads

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  - Jayce Senter - Goodreads

I was so surprised by this book. I have had it on my "to-read" list for a while, but didn't have high hopes for it. When I finally picked it up I was so impressed. It's a classic. Originally published ... 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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