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The children of Green Knowe

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Published by Harcourt in San Diego .
Written in English



  • England


  • Space and time -- Fiction.,
  • Great-grandmothers -- Fiction.,
  • Dwellings -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

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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.

Edition Notes

StatementL.M. Boston ; illustrated by Peter Boston.
SeriesGreen Knowe chronicles
ContributionsBoston, Peter, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B6497 Ch 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3953682M
ISBN 10015202462X, 0152024689
LC Control Number2001051806

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