WorldCat Identities

Boston, L. M. (Lucy Maria) 1892-1990

Overview
Works: 108 works in 556 publications in 8 languages and 16,748 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Paranormal fiction  Biography  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Sea stories  Children's films  Children's audiobooks  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B6497, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by L. M Boston
The children of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

66 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tolly comes to live with his great-grandmother at the ancient house of Green Knowe and becomes friends with three children who lived there in the seventeenth century
A stranger at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange friendship develops between a young Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo
The river at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

38 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English girl, a Polish refugee, and a displaced boy from the Orient explore an island-strewn river near the ancient manor house, Green Knowe
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of Green Knowe become involved with black magic when a modern-day witch attempts to find books of witchcraft supposedly hidden in the old house by a mad seventeenth-century alchemist
Treasure of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, gradually, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The stones of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While eagerly following each stage of the new stone manor house his father is building to replace their old wooden Saxon hall, a young boy, part Saxon and part Norman, becomes involved with ancient magic that carries him through time
The sea egg by L. M Boston( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea triton hatches from a special egg-shaped stone, to both the expectation and amazement of two little English school boys on holiday at the coast
The children of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At his great-grandmother's house, Green Knowe, Tolly finds he has lots of other children to play with, who had once lived in the house centuries before
The chimneys of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, gradually, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The castle of Yew by L. M Boston( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and Afrikaans and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph is sucked into a yew bush and shrinks in size. Inside he is discovered by the Castle's owner, and together they face adventures
Nothing said by L. M Boston( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the visit with her mother's friend had ended, Libby saw the dryads and water nymphs that lived near the house
The fossil snake by L. M Boston( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rob puts the rare fossil of a coiled snake he has discovered under the warm radiator in his room, a wonderful thing happens
The guardians of the house by L. M Boston( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas slips into an eccentric old lady's house while she is out and finds a number of carved faces that lead him into a series of frightening adventures
Treasure of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy listens to his great-grandmother's tales of Green Knowe as it used to be and, gradually, as past and present blend, he shares the strange adventures of the former inhabitants
The stones of Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While eagerly following each stage of the new stone manor house his father is building to replace their old wooden Saxon hall, a young boy, part Saxon and part Norman, becomes involved with ancient magic that carries him through time
A stranger at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ping can hardly wait to spend another vacation at the fabulous old manor house at Green Knowe. But this summer, it seems he is not the only visitor. Hanno, a beautiful, smart, and-- possible-- dangerous gorilla from the London Zoo, has gone missing. Could he be hiding in the lush gardens of Green Knowe? As the searchers draw ever closer to discovering the wayward gorilla, Ping does his best to hide his new friend-- and to preserve Hanno's freedom
The river at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting the ancient manor house of 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 worlds 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
An enemy at Green Knowe by L. M Boston( Recording )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of Green Knowe become involved with black magic when a modern-day witch attempts to find books of witchcraft supposedly hidden in the old house by a mad seventeenth-century alchemist
Strongholds by L. M Boston( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The horned man; or, Whom will you send to fetch her away? by L. M Boston( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The children of Green Knowe
Alternative Names
Boston, L.M.

Boston, L.M. 1892-1990

Boston, Lucy.

Boston Lucy 1892-1990

Boston, Lucy M.

Boston, Lucy Maria.

Boston, Lucy Maria 1892-1990

Boston, Lucy Maria Wood 1892-1990

Bosuton, L. M. 1892-1990

Bosuton, Rūshī M. 1892-1990

L. M. Boston

Lucy M. Boston Brits schrijfster (1892-1990)

Lucy M. Boston englische Schriftstellerin

Lucy Maria Boston

Wood, Lucy

Люсі Марія Бостон

لوسي وود

보스턴, 루시 M. 1892-1990

ボストン, L. M

ボストン, ルーシー

ボストン, ルーシー・M

ボストン, ルーシィ・M

ボストン, ルーシイ

ルーシー・M・ボストン

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