The River at Green Knowe
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The River at Green Knowe

by L. M. 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 art by

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.

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"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
"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:
9780152026073
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Green Knowe Series , #5
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
751,904
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x (d)
Lexile:
900L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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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