The Yellow House
A favorite back in print! A child discovers, in the old house and overgrown garden she passes every day, that wonders wait in secret.
One day, on the way to the park, a little girl climbs the gate of an old yellow house. Although no one has lived there for a very long time, a little boy suddenly appears before her. "Come and play with me," he beckons. He leads her through an enchanted garden, showing her all its marvelous inhabitants: a tiger playing with its cubs in the long grass, a dolphin leaping in the goldfish pond, a pelican roosting high in the apple tree. Then the mysterious boy is gone, the girl’s mother is calling, and all is as it was before. In this well-loved picture book, Blake Morrison and Helen Craig bring us to a place where, for a moment, magic is real.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - aleader - LibraryThing
I think every neighborhood has a mystery house of some kind. For a girl and her sister the mystery house is a yellow house. One day they see a boy in the garden. He invites them in to investigate and ... Read full review
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Originally published in 1987 in Great Britain, this wonderful story celebrates the magical power of imagination. Read full review