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Tom's midnight garden

Author: Philippa Pearce; Susan Einzig; Oxford University Press,
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his brother develops measles, a cross and resentful Tom is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt who live in a small flat and have no garden to play in. When Tom creeps downstairs at midnight and opens a back door, he finds a strange garden and a mysterious playmate. Why is Hatty sometimes his own age, and sometimes older? Tom encounters a very strange grandfather clock that makes his trip to the garden one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Pearce; Susan Einzig; Oxford University Press,
ISBN: 0192720074 9780192720078
OCLC Number: 20574252
Notes: 1st ed.
Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrated by Susan Einzig.

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When his brother develops measles, a cross and resentful Tom is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt who live in a small flat and have no garden to play in. When Tom creeps downstairs at midnight and opens a back door, he finds a strange garden and a mysterious playmate. Why is Hatty sometimes his own age, and sometimes older? Tom encounters a very strange grandfather clock that makes his trip to the garden one through time.

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