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Philippa Pearce

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Philippa Pearce

Philippa Pearce is the author of many books, several of which are considered classics both in the United States and in her native England. Her award-winning titles include TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, which received the Carnegie Medal and was an ALA Notable Book, THE BATTLE OF BUBBLE AND SQUEAK, which received the Whitbread Award, and MRS. COCKLE'S CAT, which received the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Philippa Pearce

Books by Philippa Pearce

Written by Philippa Pearce and illustrated by Edith . - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novel

When Tom’s brother gets sick, Tom’s shipped off to spend what he’s sure will be a boring summer with his aunt and uncle in the country. But then Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hall chime 13 times, and he’s transported back to an old garden where he meets a mysterious girl named Hatty. Tom returns to the garden every night to have adventures with Hatty, who grows a little older with each visit. As the summer comes to an end, Tom realizes he wants to stay in the midnight garden with Hatty forever.

Written by Philippa Pearce and illusrated by Susan Einzig - Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship, Magic

When Tom’s brother gets sick, he’s shipped off to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in the country. But then Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hall chime thirteen times, and he’s transported back to an old garden where he meets a young, lonely girl named Hatty. Tom returns to the garden every night to have adventures with Hatty, who mysteriously grows a little older with each visit. As the summer comes to an end, Tom realizes he wants to stay in the garden with Hatty forever.