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Mrs P Carpenter

Chiltern Edge School
Hemdean House School
Caversham, Reading
The Hill Primary School
Hemdean Bookworms
Reading, Berks
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri