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Boston, L. M. (Lucy Maria) 1892-1990

Overview
Works: 97 works in 468 publications in 6 languages and 17,685 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B6497, [FIC]
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Publications about L. M Boston
Publications by L. M Boston
Publications by L. M Boston, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by L. M Boston
The children of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
55 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,098 libraries worldwide
Tolly comes to live with his great-grandmother at the ancient house of Green Knowe and becomes friends with three children who lived there in the seventeenth century
A stranger at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
46 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,222 libraries worldwide
A strange friendship develops between a young Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo
The river at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
An English girl, a Polish refugee, and a displaced boy from the Orient explore an island-strewn river flowing past the ancient manor house of Green Knowe
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
32 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of Green Knowe become involved with black magic when a modern-day witch attempts to find books of witchcraft supposedly hidden in the old house by a mad seventeenth-century alchemist
Treasure of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, gradually, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The stones of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
While eagerly following each stage of the new stone manor house his father is building to replace their old wooden Saxon hall, a young boy, part Saxon and part Norman, becomes involved with ancient magic that carries him through time
The sea egg by L. M Boston( Book )
14 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
A sea triton hatches from a special egg-shaped stone, to both the expectation and amazement of two little English school boys on holiday at the coast
The children of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
At his great-grandmother's house, Green Knowe, Tolly finds he has lots of other children to play with, who had once lived in the house centuries before
Nothing said by L. M Boston( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Before the visit with her mother's friend had ended, Libby saw the dryads and water nymphs that lived near the house
The castle of Yew by L. M Boston( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Joseph is sucked into a yew bush and shrinks in size. Inside he is discovered by the Castle's owner, and together they face adventures
The fossil snake by L. M Boston( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
When Rob puts the rare fossil of a coiled snake he has discovered under the warm radiator in his room, a wonderful thing happens
The chimneys of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, gradually, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The guardians of the house by L. M Boston( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Thomas slips into an eccentric old lady's house while she is out and finds a number of carved faces that lead him into a series of frightening adventures
Treasure of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, graduallyy, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The stones of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
While eagerly following each stage of the new stone manor house his father is building to replace their old wooden Saxon hall, a young boy, part Saxon and part Norman, becomes involved with ancient magic that carries him through time
A stranger at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Ping can hardly wait to spend another vacation at the fabulous old manor house at Green Knowe. But this summer, it seems he is not the only visitor. Hanno, a beautiful, smart, and-- possible-- dangerous gorilla from the London Zoo, has gone missing. Could he be hiding in the lush gardens of Green Knowe? As the searchers draw ever closer to discovering the wayward gorilla, Ping does his best to hide his new friend-- and to preserve Hanno's freedom
The river at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
While visiting the ancient manor house of Green Knowe for the summer, Ping, Ida, and Oskar find an old canoe and set out upon the water. They have no idea that they are rowing into other worlds entirely-- places where giants recline on the shore, and horses have wings, and a simple paddle downriver becomes a journey into a land of enchantment
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of Green Knowe become involved with black magic when a modern-day witch attempts to find books of witchcraft supposedly hidden in the old house by a mad alchemist
Strongholds by L. M Boston( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The horned man; or, Whom will you send to fetch her away? by L. M Boston( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Boston, L.M.
Boston, L.M. 1892-1990
Boston, Lucy.
Boston Lucy 1892-1990
Boston, Lucy M.
Boston, Lucy Maria.
Boston, Lucy Maria 1892-1990
Boston, Lucy Maria Wood 1892-1990
Bosuton, L. M. 1892-1990
Bosuton, Rūshī M. 1892-1990
L. M. Boston
Lucy Maria Boston
Wood, Lucy
ボストン, L. M
ボストン, ルーシー
ボストン, ルーシー・M
ボストン, ルーシィ・M
ボストン, ルーシイ
Languages
English (344)
Japanese (13)
German (7)
Swedish (2)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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