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The River at Green Knowe

ISBN
9780571202270
Published
03/04/2000
9780571202270
Format
Paperback
Price
£6.99
Paperback
112

About the Book

'What a lot of islands the river makes,' said Ida. 'We must go exploring and sail around them all.'

And so begins a wonderful, magical summer. Ida, Oscar and Ping are staying with Ida's great-aunt at the ancient, river-encircled house of Green Knowe. They set out to chart the river in the canoe, and soon discover that it has some surprising and mysterious secrets.

A further adventure in the well-loved 'Green Knowe' series, from Carnegie Medal winner Lucy Boston.

'What a lot of islands the river makes,' said Ida. 'We must go exploring and sail around them all.'And so begins a wonderful, magical summer. Ida, Oscar and Ping are staying with Ida's great-aunt at the ancient, river-encircled house of Green Knowe. They set out to chart the river in the canoe, and soon discover that it has some surprising and mysterious secrets.A further adventure in the well-loved 'Green Knowe' series, from Carnegie Medal winner Lucy Boston.
  • Lucy M. Boston

    Lucy Boston was born in 1892 in Southport, Lancashire, one of six children. She went to a Quaker school in Surrey, and was married in 1917. She later moved to a beautiful manor house near Cambridge which provided the setting for her Green Knowe stories. She started writing at the age of sixty and won the Carnegie Medal for A Stranger of Green Knowe in 1961. Her books are illustrated by her son, Peter. Lucy Boston died in 1990.

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