Someone draws Nina to the ancient courtyard. Someone from another time . . .
Who is Dominique? When Nina first sees her in the French Museum, she senses that there is something unreal about the strange, beautiful girl. In fact, Domi is from Napoleon’s time, and she has come to get Nina’s help. For Domi’s father was executed as a traitor during the French Revolution, and Domi is convinced that Nina can prove his innocence. But to save Domi’s father, Nina will have to solve a mystery that has lasted two centuries. And she will have to travel back through time, back to France and the court of the stone children. . . .
“An expert gothic tale. . . . Not just a fine book but a brilliant one.”—The New York Times
About Eleanor Cameron
Eleanor Cameron (1912–1996) was a children’s author and critic. She published 20 books in her lifetime, including The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (1954) and its sequels, a collection of critical essays called The Green and Burning Tree (1969), and The Court of the Stone Children (1973), which… More about Eleanor Cameron
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Published by Puffin Books Jun 01, 1990| 208 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780140342895