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Tom's Midnight Garden By Philippa Pearce

Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

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Summary

Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike . . . eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! How strange! When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical garden. A garden that everyone told him doesn't exist. A garden that only he can enter . . .

Tom's Midnight Garden Summary

Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle's house for the summer, he resigns himself to endless weeks of boredom. As he lies awake in his bed he hears the grandfather clock downstairs strike . . .eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! Tom races down the stairs and out the back door, into a garden everyone told him wasn't there. In this enchanted thirteenth hour, the garden comes alive - but Tom is never sure whether the children he meets there are real or ghosts . . . This entrancing and magical story is one of the best-loved children's books ever written.

Tom's Midnight Garden Reviews

A rare, moving story, beautifully written, and true in every way that matters. * The Guardian *
Masterpiece of English children's literature. * The Independent *
A timeless favourite * Good Housekeeping *
Haunting and lyrical children's story. * The Daily Telegraph *
A story that came to be loved by children, parents and teachers everywhere. * The Times *

About Philippa Pearce

Philippa Pearce was the youngest of four children of a flour miller and corn merchant. The family lived in the flour mill, which stood on the upper reaches of the River Cam, in Great Shelford, south of Cambridge. She went to school in Cambridge, and studied English and History at Cambridge University. After college she worked in the BBC, as a scriptwriter and producer, and then in publishing as an editor. Her earliest ambition was to be a writer, and she has written many books, winning the Carnegie Medal for Tom's Midnight Garden. She has also been awarded an OBE for services to Children's Literature. She died in 2006.

Additional information

GOR006713412
9780192734501
0192734504
Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2015-04-02
240
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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