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Tom's midnight garden / Philippa Pearce ; illustrated by Susan Einzig.

By: Pearce, Philippa [author.].
Contributor(s): Einzig, Susan [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Harmondsworth : Puffin Books in association with Oxford University Press, 1976, c1958Description: 218 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0140308938.Subject(s): Gardens -- Children's fiction | Vacations -- Children's fiction | Aunts -- Children's fiction | Uncles -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction.DDC classification: W Summary: Forced to stay with his childless aunt and uncle for the summer holidays, Tom is lonely and cross until he discovers that the dusty yard is transformed at midnight into a magical, haunted garden.
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Junior Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Children's Fiction PEAR (Browse shelf) Checked out 26/10/2019 I2009197
Total holds: 1

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Hurry , whispered the house, and the grandfather clock at the heart of it beat an anxious tick. Tom opened the door wide and let in the moonlight. He was staring at what he saw outside. They had said, Really, there's nothing to see. This book won a Carnegie Medal.

Originally published: London : Oxford University Press, 1958.

Forced to stay with his childless aunt and uncle for the summer holidays, Tom is lonely and cross until he discovers that the dusty yard is transformed at midnight into a magical, haunted garden.

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