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Author Aiken, Joan, 1924-2004.
Title The serial garden : the complete Armitage family stories / Joan Aiken ; with introductions by Garth Nix and Joan Aiken's daughter Lizza Aiken ; [illustrated by Andi Watson].
Publication Info. Easthampton, MA : Big Mouth House : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, 2008.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Fiction  Juv-F A    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 327 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Audience Age 10+
Summary Follows the adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Armitage and their children, Harriet, Mark, and little Milo, as they try to find innovative ways to cope with a variety of extraordinary events including stray unicorns in the garden, lessons in magic that go awry, and eviction from their house to make way for a young magicians' seminary.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Contents Yes, but today is Tuesday -- Broomsticks and sardines -- The frozen cuckoo -- Sweet singeing in the choir -- The ghostly governess -- Harriet's birthday present -- Dragon Monday -- Armitage, Armitage, fly away home -- Rocket full of pie -- Doll's house to let, mod. con. -- Tea at Ravensburgh -- The land of trees and heroes -- Harriet's hairloom -- The stolen quince tree -- The apple of trouble -- The serial garden -- Mrs. Nutti's fireplace -- The looking-glass tree -- Miss Hooting's legacy -- Kitty Snickersnee -- Goblin music -- The chinese dragon -- don't go fishing on Witches' Day -- Milo's new word.
Subject Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Added Author Nix, Garth, author of introduction.
Aiken, Lizza, author of introduction.
Watson, Andi, illustrator.
Added Title Complete Armitage family stories
Armitage family stories
ISBN 9781931520577 (alk. paper)
1931520577 (alk. paper)