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Tom's Midnight Garden Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden Kindle Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strikeeleventwelvethirteenThirteen When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical garden A garden that everyone told him doesn Tom's Midnight Kindle - t exist A garden that only he can enterA Carnegie Medal winning modern classic that s magically timeless.

  • Paperback
  • 238
  • Tom's Midnight Garden
  • Philippa Pearce
  • English
  • 05 September 2019
  • 0140364544

About the Author: Philippa Pearce

Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden Kindle Philippa Pearce OBE was an English author of children s books Her most famous work is the time slip fantasy novelTom s Midnight Garden, which won the Carnegie Medal Tom's Midnight Kindle - from the Library Association, as the year s outstanding children s book by a British subject Pearce was four further times a commended runner up for the MedalPearce wrote over books, includingA Dog So Small ,Minnow on the Say, ,The Squirrel Wife ,The Battle of Bubble and Squeak andThe Way To Sattin ShoreThe Shadow Cage and other tales of the supernatural , Minnow on the Say, Bubble and Squeak, and Sattin Shore were all Carnegie Medal runners up The Battle of Bubble and Squeak inspired a two part television adaptation in Channel s Talk, Write and Read series of educational programmingThe youngest of four children of a flour miller and corn merchant, Ernest Alexander Pearce, and his wife Gertrude Alice n e Ramsden, Philippa Pearce was born in the village of Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, and brought up there on the River Cam at the Mill House Starting school late at the age of eight because of illness, she was educated at the Perse School for Girls in Cambridge, and went on to Girton College, Cambridge on a scholarship to read English and History thereAfter gaining her degree, Pearce moved to London, where she found work as a civil servant Later she wrote and produced schools radio programmes for the BBC, where she remained for years She was a children s editor at the Oxford University Press from to and at the Andr Deutsch publishing firm from to In Pearce spent a long period in hospital recovering from tuberculosis She passed the time there thinking about a canoe trip she had taken many years before, which became the inspiration for her first book, Minnow on the Say, published in with illustrations by Edward Ardizzone It was a commended runner up for the annual Carnegie Medal It was adapted for television in Canada as a TV series with the original title, and for British television in as Treasure over the WaterPearce s second book was Tom s Midnight Garden, published in Its midnight garden was based directly on the garden of the Mill House where Pearce was raised The novel inspired a film, a stage play and three TV versions It won the annual Carnegie Medal and for the th anniversary celebration in , a panel named it one of the top ten Medal winning works, which composed the ballot for a public election of the nation s favourite Tom s Midnight Garden finished second in the vote from that shortlist, between two books that were about years youngerEvery September from , the Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture at Homerton College, Cambridge celebrates excellence in writing for children and to emphasize its continuing vital importance The lecturers are children s literature authors, scholars or critics, and most of the lectures are published online.



10 thoughts on “Tom's Midnight Garden

  1. K.D. Absolutely K.D. Absolutely says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleI was surprised finding myself that I really liked this book This is my 98th book this year and just my 2nd children s fiction If this were not one of the children s books in the 501 Must Read Books, I would not have picked this up Time Slip is used brilliantly in the plot that you don t know between the two main characters, Tom or Hatty

  2. Sarah Sammis Sarah Sammis says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleEnglish manor homes seem to inspire a certain kind of time travel story They are usually dream like and include a friendship across the ages The only caveat, the protagonist from the present is usually unable to alter past events Tom s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce fits perfectly in this category and it s one of my favorite examples.Tom Long, the present day that being probably the 1

  3. fin fin says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleI read this book 10 years ago, and it still haunts me.Tom is forced to stay with aunt and uncle for the holidays He hates the no garden ness of their city

  4. Rosanna Threakall Rosanna Threakall says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden Kindle4.5 STARS.A truly magical story, entertaining for kids and adults alike The beauty of this book is how you can allow your imagination to run away with you, just as Tom does I will for sure pass this story probably this exact book because THAT COVER THOUGH and it has cute illustrations onto my kids as I think it s a great classic kids story I know this story well, I had the audio boo

  5. Amalie Amalie says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleAll this time I thought I had already added it to the shelf This is a true children s classic It is a beautiful, haunting evocative story of childhood, growing up, adulthood and old age It s also unbearably sad, in a happy kind of way, if that makes sense It s the story of life As a child and a teenager I used to have dreams about the Midnight garden, so did last night The story is about how two lonely children a liitle boy named Tom and a little girl named Hattie found each other s wo All this time I thought I had already added it to the shelf This is a true children s classic It is a beautiful, haunting evocative story of childh

  6. Joaquin Mejia Joaquin Mejia says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleI have been trying to read children s fiction books like this because I think that it is not the time for me to read heavy books that are harder to read I just think that I need to refrain from reading those kinds of books for a while because their darker themes are not really something I want to read about when I am stressed out from school.So I decided to read this book I think that it is a very delightful book It is a good book to read when the days are getting wearisome It is what peop I have been trying to read children s fiction books like this because I think that it is not the time for me to read heavy books that are harder to read I just think that I need to refrain from reading those kinds of books for a while

  7. Steve Steve says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden Kindle Did I just cry through the entire admittedly shortlast chapter of a children s bookSeriously OK, let s get the preliminaries out of the way first This is very much a period piece and, for better or worse, and I can t imagine my now grown kids having got through this or, for that matter, sitting through the first few chapters of the book, even if someone was reading it to them For kids who grew up with or, evenso, traveled with video games and video game consoles and D Did I just cry through the entire admittedly shortlast chapter of a children s bookSeriously OK, let s get the preliminaries out of the way first This is very much a period piece and, for better or worse, and I can t imagine my now grown kids having got through this or, for that matter, sitting through the first few chapters of the book, even if someone was reading it t

  8. Beth Bonini Beth Bonini says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleThis children s classic one of the most beloved Carnegie Medal winners of all time will probably be my last read of 2017 I read it, finally, because Penelope Lively praised it so highly in her recent gardening memoir Life in the Garden Lively considers it to be far superior to The Secret Garden, that other wonderful children s classic set in a garden I don t know that I agree with her, but I will acknowledge that I fell in love with Burnett s novel as a child and I think that can really This children s classic one of the most beloved Carnegie Medal winners of all time will probably be my last read of 2017 I read it, finally, because Penelope Lively praised it so highly in her recent gardening memoir Life in the Garden Lively considers it to be far superior to The Secret Garden, that other wonderful children s classic set in a garden I don t know that I agree with her, but I will acknowledge that I fell in love with Burnett s novel as a child and I thi

  9. Abigail Abigail says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleSent to stay with his Uncle Alan and Aunt Gwen when his brother has the measles, Tom Long is bitterly disappointed and unhappy at the prospect of a dismal holiday spent at their flat, which takes up one floor of an old Victorian house Lying awake late at night, he is puzzled when he hears the grandfather clock in the lobby striking thirteen, and going downstairs to investigate, he slips out of the house and into a mysterious garden that was not there during the daytime As it transpires, Tom ha Sent to stay with his Uncle Alan and Aun

  10. Tej Tej says:

    Tom's Midnight Garden MOBI Ò Tom's Midnight Kindle - tom's kindle, midnight mobile, garden mobile, Tom's Midnight epub, Tom's Midnight GardenTom's Midnight Garden KindleIt has been several years since I last read this beautifully enchanting and somewhat haunting time slip tale about childhood, friendship, adolescence and the ocean swept passages of time.This being not only my favourite time travel book but perhaps my favourite stand alone novel of all time, I thought its about time I wrote a little something about it To be honest, I m triggered to writing this in a hope of promoting its position in a poll for our next time travel book of th

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