Tom’s Midnight Garden

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Tom’s Midnight Garden

by Philippa Pearce (Oxford University Press, 1958); audiobook read by Jan Francis (AudioGO, 2012)

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Perhaps due to the time-slip nature of its story, Pearce’s Carnegie Medal–winning MG novel has aged well, unfolding simply and unhurriedly yet with lingering appeal. The wistful allure of Tom’s garden speaks to childhood wonder and the inevitability of growing up.

 

 

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