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The Resource Tom's midnight garden, A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrations by Jaime Zollars

Tom's midnight garden, A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrations by Jaime Zollars

Label
Tom's midnight garden
Title
Tom's midnight garden
Statement of responsibility
A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrations by Jaime Zollars
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From beloved author Philippa Pearce, this sixtieth-anniversary edition is the perfect way to share this transcendent story of friendship with a new generation of readers. Tom is furious. His brother, Peter, has measles, so now Tom is being shipped off to stay with Aunt Gwen and Uncle Alan in their boring old apartment. There'll be nothing to do there and no one to play with. Tom just counts the days till he can return home to Peter. Then one night the landlady's antique grandfather clock strikes thirteen times, leading Tom to a wonderful, magical discovery and marking the beginning of a secret that's almost too amazing to be true. But it is true, and in the new world that Tom discovers is a special friend named Hatty and more than a summer's worth of adventure for both of them. Now Tom wishes he could stay with his relatives and Hatty forever. Winner of the Carnegie Medal, Tom's midnight garden is a classic of children's literature and a deeply satisfying time-travel mystery. This newly repackaged sixtieth-anniversary paperback is the perfect entrée for readers of all ages to the vivid world that The Guardian called "A modern classic." Features new interior spot art by Jaime Zollars
Awards note
Carnegie Medal Book
Cataloging source
VPW
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Pearce, Philippa
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P3145
LC item number
To 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zollars, Jaime
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time travel
  • Gardens
  • Space and time
  • Country homes
  • Fantasy
  • Time reversal
  • Friendship in children
  • Country homes
  • Fantasy
  • Friendship in children
  • Gardens
  • Space and time
  • Time reversal
  • Time travel
  • Time travel
  • Gardens
  • Space and time
  • Country homes
  • Fantasy
  • Time reversal
  • Friendship in children
  • England
  • England
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tom's midnight garden, A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrations by Jaime Zollars
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Daytime life for Tom is dull, but each night he participates in the lives of the former inhabitants of the old house in which he is spending an enforced vacation
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1030965404
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Sixtieth-anniversary edition ; Revised paperback edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780062696564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1030965404
  • (Sirsi) a2038278
Label
Tom's midnight garden, A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrations by Jaime Zollars
Publication
Copyright
Note
Daytime life for Tom is dull, but each night he participates in the lives of the former inhabitants of the old house in which he is spending an enforced vacation
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1030965404
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Sixtieth-anniversary edition ; Revised paperback edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780062696564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1030965404
  • (Sirsi) a2038278

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