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The night garden /

by Horvath, Polly [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.Edition: First edition.Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780374304522; 0374304521.Subject(s): Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Adoption -- Juvenile fiction | Gardens -- Juvenile fiction | Wishes -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | British Columbia -- Juvenile fiction | Canada -- Juvenile fiction | Wishes -- Fiction | Adoption -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | British Columbia -- Fiction | Canada -- Fiction | JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure | JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship | Historical fiction | Detective and mystery fiction | Paranormal fiction | Humorous fiction | Action and adventure fiction | Fantasy fiction | Action and adventure fiction | Detective and mystery fiction | Fiction | Historical fiction | Humorous fiction | Juvenile works | Paranormal fictionSummary: It is World War II, and Franny and her parents, Sina and Old Tom, enjoy a quiet life on a farm on Vancouver Island. Franny writes, Sina sculpts, and Old Tom tends to their many gardens--including the ancient, mysterious night garden. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbor begs Sina to watch her children. Soon after the children move in, amid the chaos of the household, Sina sees UFOs, a hermit makes himself useful, a mystery involving the neighbor's husband and a spy plane emerges, and the night garden reveals its powers of wish fulfillment.Summary: Twelve-year-old Franny Whitekraft lives quietly with her adopted parents on a farm on Vancouver Island until the spring of 1945 when the three Madden children move in, UFOs and ghosts appear, an important military airplane disappears, and wishes made in Old Tom's forbidden night garden will hopefully get everyone out of trouble.
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It is World War II and Franny Whitekraft lives with her parents, Sina and Old Tom, on a farm on Vancouver Island. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbor, Crying Alice, begs Sina to watch her children while she goes to visit her husband at the military base because she suspects he's up to no good. Soon after the children move in, letters arrive from their father that suggest he's about to do something to change their lives. Can the forbidden night garden that supposedly grants everyone one wish help? And if so, at what cost?A Margaret Ferguson Book

It is World War II, and Franny and her parents, Sina and Old Tom, enjoy a quiet life on a farm on Vancouver Island. Franny writes, Sina sculpts, and Old Tom tends to their many gardens--including the ancient, mysterious night garden. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbor begs Sina to watch her children. Soon after the children move in, amid the chaos of the household, Sina sees UFOs, a hermit makes himself useful, a mystery involving the neighbor's husband and a spy plane emerges, and the night garden reveals its powers of wish fulfillment.

Twelve-year-old Franny Whitekraft lives quietly with her adopted parents on a farm on Vancouver Island until the spring of 1945 when the three Madden children move in, UFOs and ghosts appear, an important military airplane disappears, and wishes made in Old Tom's forbidden night garden will hopefully get everyone out of trouble.

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