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

Overview
Works: 119 works in 598 publications in 8 languages and 16,481 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B6497, FIC
Publication Timeline
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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 )
78 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,912 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 )
56 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,007 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
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,566 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 mad alchemist
The river at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
34 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
An English girl, a Polish refugee, and a displaced boy from the Orient explore an island-strewn river near the ancient manor house, Green Knowe
Treasure of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,445 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 )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,083 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 )
18 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 642 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 )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 460 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 )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 344 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 )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and Afrikaans and held by 341 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 )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 309 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 guardians of the house by L. M Boston( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 289 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
A stranger at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 197 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 )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 191 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
Strongholds by L. M Boston( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 166 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 held by 100 libraries worldwide
Memory in a house by L. M Boston( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
From time to time by L. M Boston( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 6 libraries worldwide
It is 1944 and thirteen year-old Tolly Oldknow is sent to spend Christmas with his grandmother, whilst his mother searches for news of his father in wartime London. In the old house, he becomes a witness to events during the Napoleonic wars and finds himself slowly drawn into participating in the drama. Invisible to most people in the past, he begins to unravel the mystery which has bewildered his family for two centuries. The solution to the puzzle leads him into his greatest adventure yet
Perverse and foolish : a memoir of childhood and youth by L. M Boston( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Jeugdherinneringen van de Engelse schrijfster (geb. 1892)
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2 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
 
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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 M. Boston Brits schrijfster (1892-1990)
Lucy M. Boston englische Schriftstellerin
Lucy Maria Boston
Wood, Lucy
Люсі Марія Бостон
لوسي وود
보스턴, 루시 M. 1892-1990
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
ルーシー・M・ボストン
Languages
English (367)
Japanese (10)
German (7)
Swedish (4)
Dutch (2)
Afrikaans (2)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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