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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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
I guess I wish the writing was a little better. - Goodreads
Not all that plot-driven or action-packed. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

I don't like giving poor reviews to books, but I just didn't like the book. I thought it was boring, slow and nothing more than a story of a boy running around a house and gardens doing mundane ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Carolyn Hill - Goodreads

I find this difficult to review as I don't often read children's books for this age. My grandson is a little too young for it, and I can't see it holding his attention in comparison to Ninja Turtles ... 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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