A strange friendship develops between an orphaned Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo.
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Lucy Boston was born in 1892 in Southport, Lancashire, one of six children. She went to a Quaker school in Surrey, and was married in 1917. She later moved to a beautiful manor house near Cambridge which provided the setting for her Green Knowe stories. She started writing at the age of sixty and won the Carnegie Medal for A Stranger of Green Knowe in 1961. Her books are illustrated by her son, Peter. Lucy Boston died in 1990.
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Book Description Sandpiper, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152817557
Book Description HMH Books for Young Readers, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0152817557