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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Yeah. I generally liked the writing. - Goodreads
Well written and a great build up to the ending. - Goodreads
Extremely well written, and definitely a page turner. - Goodreads
LM Boston's writing is also beautiful. - Goodreads
Not all that plot-driven or action-packed. - Goodreads
I guess I wish the writing was a little better. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I loved this book! It's one of those British children's books where the kids play in the garden for 200 pages... They should be horrible... But they are so beautifully written that you can't put them ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kirsten - Goodreads

Dickens' Scrooge needed the ghosts to reform him. Here, little Tolly needs the ghosts to tell him he belongs. A bit of a ghost story and a bit of a Christmas tale, with a narrative drawn from a ... 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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