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`This is a rare, moving story, beautifully written, and true in every way that matters.' The Guardian
`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
`masterpiece of English children's literature.' The Independent --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Philippa Pearce is the author of many books, several of which are considered classics both in the United States and in her native England. Her award-winning titles include Tom's Midnight Garden, which received the Carnegie Medal and was an ALA Notable Book; The Battle of Bubble and Squeak, which received the Whitbread Award; and Mrs. Cockle's Cat, which received the Kate Greenaway Medal.
I'm still reading it - it is a wonderful, enchanting story, very good. The book I received is a very tiny book; the print is fairly small.Published 5 months ago by Duck Lady
I found this book boring and exciting at the same time. The beginning is a little dull but if you carry on reading and stick with it, it ends interestingly.Published 9 months ago by Miss V M Clark-Rabbetts
Tom Long lives with his parents and younger brother Peter. While the Longs’ town garden was rather small, Tom was looking forward to spending his vacation playing in the grass... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Wayne S. Walker
I loved this as a child, and have just read it to my son (just turned 7) who loved it just as much. A beautiful story which appeals to boys and girls alike.Published 17 months ago by worldismyoyster
To pass the time on family driving vacations, I'd read books aloud. Many of these became a special part of our own family story. Read morePublished 20 months ago by J. Rife