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Green Knowe series

A series of six novels and one short story centered around an old manor house in Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire. The children living there in the present meet those who have lived inhabited the house in the past.

Books in the Green Knowe series:

The Children of Green Knowe (1954)

Tolly comes to visit his great-grandmother at her ancient manor house, Green Knowe, and meets some of his forbears.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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The Chimneys of Green Knowe (1958)

Tolly returns to Green Knowe for the Easter holidays and learns about Susan Oldknow, a blind girl who lived there during the Regency.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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An Enemy at Green Knowe (1964)

Tolly and Ping learn the story of Dr. Vogel, an evil magician who came to his end at Green Knowe, but now a modern-day witch is searching for his book of spells.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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The River at Green Knowe (1959)

Three children are invited to spend the summer at Green Knowe - they must be able to swim - and explore the river.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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Spooks, Spooks, Spooks (1966)

A collection of ghost stories including Demon at Green Knowe.

Author: L. M. Boston
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Walter de la Mare
Et al
Illustrator: W. R. Lohse

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The Stones of Green Knowe (1976)

As Roger’s father is building their new home, Roger discovers the standing stones that send him through time to meet the other children of Green Knowe.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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A Stranger at Green Knowe (1961)

On his way to a vacation visit, Ping visits the London Zoo and discovers Hanno, the gorilla - whom he meets unexpectedly at Green Knowe.

1961

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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Treasure of Green Knowe (1958)

Tolly returns to Green Knowe for the Easter holidays and learns about Susan Oldknow, a blind girl who lived there during the Regency.

Author: L. M. Boston
Illustrator: Peter Boston

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