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An Enemy at Green Knowe
     

An Enemy at Green Knowe

by L. M. Boston, Peter Boston (Illustrator)
 

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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.

Editorial Reviews

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152024758
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Green Knowe Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x (d)
Lexile:
850L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 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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