The Children of Green Knowe

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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1989 - 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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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I dunno. For some reason this just didn't quite hit me. I guess because I didn't feel I got to really know Tolly as an individual, or any of the characters really. The stories were interesting, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laurochka - LibraryThing

I had forgotten how much I love this book! Revisiting it as an adult it holds just as much charm as I remember from childhood. It's haunting, beautiful and nostalgic and a wonderful Christmas read. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

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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