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Tom’s Midnight Garden

 8.90

by Philippa Pearce

When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle’s house for the summer, he resigns himself to weeks of boredom. As he lies awake in 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 isn’t sure whether the children he meets there are real or ghosts . . . This magical story is one of the best-loved children’s books ever written.

 

Tom’s Midnight Garden

When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle’s house for the summer, he resigns himself to weeks of boredom. As he lies awake in 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 isn’t sure whether the children he meets there are real or ghosts . . . This magical story is one of the best-loved children’s books ever written.

About the Author

Philippa Pearce spent her childhood in Cambridgeshire, the youngest of four children. The village, the river, and the countryside in which she lived appear more or less plainly in Minnow on the Say and Tom’s Midnight Garden. She later went on to study English and History at Cambridge University. Philippa worked for the BBC as a scriptwriter and producer, and then in publishing as an editor. She wrote many books including the Modern Classic, Tom’s Midnight Garden, for which she won the Carnegie Medal. She was also awarded an OBE for services to Children’s Literature. Philippa died in 2006, at the age of 86.

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Weight 0.65 kg
Dimensions 13 × 1.5 × 19.8 cm

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