L. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. Now the children of Green Knoweboth alive and ghostlyare back in appealing new editions.
The spooky original illustrations have been retained, but dramatic new cover art by Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events) gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Series:||Green Knowe Series , #5|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.46(d)|
|Lexile:||850L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
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.
What People are Saying About This
"Richly and reasonably imaginative and full of a shivery sense of eerie menace."Book Week
"A . . . delicious sense of friendship as well as the suspense of a well-knit plot characterize this story."School Library Journal