The night gardener

Jonathan Auxier

Large print - 2018

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.

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Series
Thorndike Press large print mini-collections.
Subjects
Genres
Horror fiction
Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018.
Edition
Large print edition
Language
English
Item Description
Originally published by Amulet Books, an imprint of Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Physical Description
442 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781432860349
1432860348
Main Author
Jonathan Auxier (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

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