Tom resigns himself to interminable weeks of boredom when he is sent to stay with his aunt and uncle for the summer. He is awakened in his bed by the striking of the grandfather clock below.
Eleven. Twelve. Thirteen.
Thirteen! Tom dashes down the stairs and out the back door, into a garden that no one had warned him about.
The garden comes alive in this enchanted thirteenth hour, but Tom is never sure if the youngsters he encounters there are real or ghosts…
One of the most popular children’s novels of all time, this lovely and magical tale is one of the most well-known.