Under the Autumn Garden

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Crowell, 1979 - England - 211 pages
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A young boy's efforts to excavate a historical relic from a neighboring garden for a school project prove futile until, too late for the project deadline, he makes a remarkable find.

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

This book has amazingly little plot! Matthew decides to dig for historical artefacts rather than get on with his history homework. And that's it, really. There are some nice humorous touches here and ... Read full review

Contents

Ship Loke and My hill Street
1
In a Glass Darkly
2
Eggs and Angels
17
Copyright

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Jan Mark is a distinguished children's writer, specializing in short stories. She has won a number of awards for her work, including the Library Assocation Carnegie Medal on two occasions. Her collections of short stories include Nothing to be Afraid Of, Feet and Other Stories, and Enough is Too
Much Already. Jan Mark is a distinguished children's writer, specializing in short stories. Since her first novel, 'Thunder and Lightnings', was published in 1976, she has won a number of awards for her work, including the Library Assocation Carnegie Medal on two occasions. Her collections of short
stories include 'Nothing to be Afraid Of', 'Feet and Other Stories', 'Enough is Too Much Already', 'A Can of Worms', and 'In Black and White and Other Stories'. For adults she has published 'Two Stories' and a novel 'Zeno was Here'.
She has also written for radio and television, and she frequently visits schools and colleges to speak about writing. Since childhood she has read and collected nineteenth- and early twentieth-century children's fiction. She lives in Oxford.

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