LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Tom's Midnight Garden

Written by Philippa Pearce

Classic Fiction Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 11+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks

LoveReading View on Tom's Midnight Garden

Carnegie winner in 1958.

This is one of the most touching and magical children’s books I’ve ever read and it’s one that’s stayed as fresh in my mind as if I’d just read it yesterday.  Tom’s imaginary garden is beautifully portrayed and the characters and situations within are richly satisfying and the poignancy of the moments are cherished.  Children will love the story and it is as relevant now as it was some 20 years ago when it was first published. (9-12)

To find out more about this book CLICK HERE to visit the Carnegie Greenaway site

LoveReading4Kids

Tom's Midnight Garden Synopsis

When Tom hears the grandfather clock strike thirteen he is not prepared for what is going to happen. Outside the back door is a garden, which everyone tells him doesn't exist. But the magical place in which Tom finds himself is certainly a garden - his midnight garden. This book won The Carnegie Medal when it was first published in 1958.

If you loved this, you might like these...

Return to Wonderland
Athena: The Story of a Goddess
The Five Realms: The Gift of Dark Hollow
The Secrets of the Wild Wood (Winter Edition)

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780192734501
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192734501
Publication date: 3rd January 2008
Author: Philippa Pearce
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction, Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books, Bookshelf Essentials

About Philippa Pearce

Philippa Pearce spent her childhood in Great Shelford, a village near Cambridge, and was the youngest of four children of a flour-miller and corn-merchant. The village, the river, and the countryside in which she lived appear more or less plainly in Minnow on the Say, and Tom's Midnight Garden. Philippa later went on to study English and History at Cambridge University. She worked for the BBC as a scriptwriter and producer, and then in publishing as an editor. She has written many books including the Modern Classic, Tom's Midnight Garden, for which she won the Carnegie Medal. She has been ...

More About Philippa Pearce

More Books By Philippa Pearce

Cover for Tom's Midnight Garden Graphic Novel by Philippa Pearce
Cover for A Dog So Small by Philippa Pearce
Cover for A Dog So Small by Philippa Pearce
View All Books By Philippa Pearce

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×