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The Night Gardener : a scary story / by Jonathan Auxier.

Auxier, Jonathan, (author.).
Book Book ([2015])
Description: 350 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, [2015]
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College.
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] PS8601 .U95 N53 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • Awards: Canadian Library Association Award Winners, 2015
    • ISBN: 9781419715310
    • ISBN: 1419715313
    Contents: pt. 1. Arrivals. Storyteller at the crossroads -- The silent trees -- Miss Penny -- The help -- Portrait of a lady -- The figure in the fog -- Pit and pockets -- Master of the house -- The room at the top of the stairs -- Footsteps -- Chamber pots -- The stationery box -- A visit from Fig and Stubbs -- Catch as catch can -- The other thing -- The garden in the woods -- The night man -- A rude awakening -- Roots -- Behind the door -- pt. 2. Pursuits. Special delivery -- Sweets -- Doctor Crouch -- Cold hands, warm heart -- The pallor -- Horse apples -- Ichor -- Asleep -- To market -- A story bought, a story sold -- The legend of the Night Gardener -- Fruit -- Collapse -- Leeches and lizards -- A spirited debate -- Traps -- Camera obscura -- Shears -- The broken bough -- pt. 3. Departures. The last story -- Alone in the dark -- Return to the Sourwoods -- Body of evidence -- Flight -- Unwelcome guests -- Trust -- Comeuppance -- Hide-and-go-seek -- Lamp oil -- Moonlight -- The hero and the damsel -- Courage -- The conflagration -- Ashes -- What happened next -- Storyteller at the crossroads.
    Summary: Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.
    Target Audience: Middle School.

    Citation:

    Auxier, Jonathan. "The Night Gardener : a scary story." New York : Amulet Books, 2015.

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