An Enemy at Green Knowe

An Enemy at Green Knowe

by L. M. Boston, Peter Boston
     
 

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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 Knowe—both alive and ghostly—are back in appealing new editions.
The spooky original illustrations have been retained, but dramatic new cover

Overview

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 Knowe—both alive and ghostly—are 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The everyday becomes magical and the magical becomes believable."--Chicago Tribune
"Fantasy and reality in exotic blend."--Kirkus Reviews
"Outstanding and imaginative."--School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152024819
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Green Knowe Series, #5
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
878,602
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x (d)
Lexile:
850L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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From the Publisher
"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

Meet 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.

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