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

By: Auxier, Jonathan
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2014Description: 349 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781419711442 (hardback) :; 141971144X (hardback)Subject(s): Ghosts -- Fiction | Household employees -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | Storytelling -- Fiction | Blessing and cursing -- Fiction | Dwellings -- Fiction | Horror stories | Ghost stories | Household employees -- Juvenile fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction | Blessing and cursing -- Juvenile fiction | Dwellings -- Juvenile fiction | Blessing and cursing -- Fiction | Blessing and cursingGenre/Form: FictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.A9314 | Nig 2014
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.
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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.

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.

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