- Thorndike Press large print mini-collections.
- Horror fiction
Waterville, Maine :
Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
- Large print edition
- Item Description
- Originally published by Amulet Books, an imprint of Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
- Physical Description
- 442 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Main Author
Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.Review by Publisher Summary 2
A New York Times BestsellerA Kids Indie Next PickThe Night Gardener is a Victorian ghost story with shades of Washington Irving and Henry James. More than just a spooky tale, its also a moral fable about human greed and the power of storytelling. The Night Gardener follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its family are not quite what they seem. Soon the children are confronted by a mysterious specter and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives.Grades 5-college Age 8-12 Lexile 690