Sent to stay with his aunt and uncle in a dull old house without even a garden, Tom is not looking forward to his summer holiday. But when the clock strikes 13 at midnight, Tom opens a door to find an adventure more wonderful than he could have imagined.
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Philippa Pearce is the author of many books, several of which are considered classics both in the United States and in her native England. Her award-winning titles include Tom's Midnight Garden, which received the Carnegie Medal and was an ALA Notable Book; The Battle of Bubble and Squeak, which received the Whitbread Award; and Mrs. Cockle's Cat, which received the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Philippa Pearce's books include Mrs. Cockle's Cat,which received the Kate Greenaway Medal, and The Battle of Bubble and Squeak,winner of the Whitbread Medal. She lives in England.Review:
"This is a rare, moving story, beautifully written, and true in every way that matters." —Guardian
"A timeless favourite." —Good Housekeeping
"Haunting and lyrical children's story." —Daily Telegraph
"A story that came to be loved by children, parents and teachers everywhere." —Times
"Masterpiece of English children's literature." —Independent
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Book Description Puffin, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140364544