The River At Green Knowe [4CD]

The River At Green Knowe [4CD]

Author: Boston, L.M.

Narrator: Simon Vance


Format: 4 CDs

Length: 5 Hours

ISBN: 9781593160623

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But then, Green Knowe is like no other place on earth. There is as much magic here as there are rooms and gardens to explore, and that magic extends even to the river that flows past the manor.

While visiting Green Knowe for the summer, Ping, Ida, and Oskar find an old canoe and set out upon the water. They have no idea that they are rowing into other woods entirely--places where giants recline on the shore, and horses have wings, and a simple paddle downriver becomes a journey into a land of enchantment. This will be one summer the children will never forget!!

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Lucy Maria Boston (1892-1990) purchased a ramshackle manor house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two years she lovingly restored. It is the house that inspired her, at the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved Green Knowe chronicles. L.M. Boston said she wrote her books to please herself--but the pleasure of her stories extends to all who read them.

Simon Vance is a native of Brighton, England. After graduating from the Brighton School of Music and Drama, and Leeds University, Vance embarked on a lengthy career with the BBC, in addition to narrating for the Talking Book Service of the Royal National Institute for the Blind. Later, he moved his residence and narrating career to California. His work has received five AudioFile Earphones awards and three Audie Award nominations.


"For those willing to suspend their disbelief and read carefully, the world of Green Knowe offers a wondrous escape."

Chicago Tribune
"A beautifully written story (in which) the everyday becomes magical and the magical becomes believable."

School Library Journal
"Outstanding and imaginative."

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