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Treasure of Green Knowe (Green Knowe, Bk 2)
Treasure of Green Knowe - Green Knowe, Bk 2 Author:L. M. Boston In the wonderful old house of Green Knowe anything might happen -- and it did when young Tolly came to spend his holiday with his great-grandmother. — Every evening when Granny worked on her patchwork quilt into which she sewed bits of fabric from the clothes of people who used to live there, she would begin a story. And as she told absorbing tal... more »es of the house as it used to be - of blind Susan and her devoted friend Jacob who had lived there in the eighteenth century, and of the family treasure that had disappeared generations ago - unpredictable and mysterious things began to happen.
Gradually, yesterday and today actually blended into one. LIttle by little Tolly came to know Susan and Jacob - he glimpsed them occasionally and began to share in their exciting and sometimes strange adventures. And at the very end of his holiday, Tolly discovered the long-lost treasure of Green Knowe.
In the companion to her earlier book, The Children of Green Knowe, L. M. Boston has again created a special and inimitable world around Tolly and his great-grandmother, the ancient house and its fascinating garden. For all who hold the joys of childhood dear and for children everywhere, Treasure of Green Knowe will be an unforgettable experience.« less