Tom's Midnight Garden.

Pearce, Philippa.

Picture of Tom's Midnight Garden.
This winner of the Carnegie Medal has been called ‘…a masterpiece of children’s literature.’ Tom is sent to stay at his aunt and uncle’s house for the summer. He is resigned to weeks of boredom. One night, as he lies awake in bed, he hears the grandfather clock downstairs chime thirteen. When he goes downstairs to investigate, he opens the back door and finds a magical garden, full of adventure and children. An entrancing story, ‘voted one of the top 10 Carnegie Medal winners of all time‘.


SKU: 9780192734501


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.

Book Details

Author Pearce, Philippa.
Format PB
Publisher Oxford University Press
Imprint Oxford University Press
Number of Pages 240
Illustrations Black & White
Publish Date 2/04/2015
Catalogue Jul19
Catalogue book number 75