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  - 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

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

User Review  - Robbi Portela - Goodreads

This was a thoroughly charming book! A haunted castle, an amazing grandmother, birds and animals who visit for treats! This would make a great 3rd or 4th grade read aloud! 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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