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Tom's Midnight Garden Paperback – October 30, 1992
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About the Author
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.
Top Customer Reviews
Tom and Peter are uncommonly close brothers. For them, summer is the time when they can play endless games in their backyard for hours at a time. Imagine Tom's sorrow then when Peter comes down with the measles right at the beginning of the warm months AND Tom has been quarantined to his stuffy old aunt and uncle's home. The boy is, needless to say, less than delighted with this chain of events. His relatives occupy the second floor flat in an old building that is separated into apartments. To top it all off, Tom has insomnia every night and finds himself wandering the building. One night the grandfather clock on the first floor starts chiming an unheard of thirteen chimes.Read more ›
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
I wish I had discovered this gem when I was a child. What a progressive time travel novel for its time! Read morePublished 6 days ago by J. Ang
This is one of my favorite books. It is a great kids book and a fun read.Published 1 month ago by SJ
Best children's book ever. It's absolutely a must read. It never gets old., having our own copy now makes it convenient to read it any time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Glock Daddy
One of my favorite books as a child. This was a purchase for my own children.Published 7 months ago by astro mom
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 16 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 20 months ago by Miss V M Clark-Rabbetts