A favorite back in print! A child discovers, in the old house and overgrown garden she passes every day, that wonders wait in secret.
One day, on the way to the park, a little girl climbs the gate of an old yellow house. Although no one has lived there for a very long time, a little boy suddenly appears before her. "Come and play with me," he beckons. He leads her through an enchanted garden, showing her all its marvelous inhabitants: a tiger playing with its cubs in the long grass, a dolphin leaping in the goldfish pond, a pelican roosting high in the apple tree. Then the mysterious boy is gone, the girl’s mother is calling, and all is as it was before. In this well-loved picture book, Blake Morrison and Helen Craig bring us to a place where, for a moment, magic is real.
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Published by Candlewick Apr 26, 2011| 32 Pages| 8-7/16 x 10-1/4| 3-7 years| ISBN 9780763649593