Tom's Midnight Garden
|Author||: Philippa Pearce|
|Publisher||: Oxford University Press - Children|
|Rating||: 4/5 (512 Downloads)|
Download or read book Tom's Midnight Garden written by Philippa Pearce and published by Oxford University Press - Children. This book was released on 2015-04-02 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle's house for the summer, he resigns himself to endless weeks of boredom. As he lies awake in his bed he hears the grandfather clock downstairs strike . . .eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! Tom races down the stairs and out the back door, into a garden everyone told him wasn't there. In this enchanted thirteenth hour, the garden comes alive - but Tom is never sure whether the children he meets there are real or ghosts . . . This entrancing and magical story is one of the best-loved children's books ever written.