Tom’s Midnight Garden Suggested Reading

ANNE BALAY, 2010. Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s The Truth About Stone Hollow and the Genre of Time-Slip Fantasy. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 35(2), pp. 131-143.

1327298612BARBARA CARMAN GARNER, 1990. Lost and Found in Time: Canadian Time-slip Fantasies for Children. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 15(4), pp. 206-211.

CAROL BILLMAN, 1983. Young and Old Alike: The Place of Old Women in Two Recent Novels for Children. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 8(1), pp. 6-31.

COSSLETT, T., 2002. “History from Below”: Time-Slip Narratives and National Identity. The Lion and the Unicorn, 26(2), pp. 243-253.

ELEANOR CAMERON, 1984. The Eternal Moment. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 9(4), pp. 157-164.

JEAN MILLS, 2006. Coming of age in children’s literature: growth and maturity in the work of Philippa Pearce, Cynthia Voigt and Jan Mark. Birmingham: Taylor & Francis Ltd.


KAMILA VRÁNKOVÁ, 2006. Paths of Memory: The Past and the Present in Tom’s Midnight Garden (Pearce) and Stoletá holka (Knitlová). Bookbird, 44(2), pp. 5.

MARGARET RUSTIN and MICHAEL RUSTIN, 1986. Deep Structures of Fantasy in Modern British Children’s Books. The Lion and the Unicorn, 10, pp. 60-82.

MARTIN, T., 1985. Horizons, themes and pretensions: How Sally Solved The Mystery of ‘Tom’s Midnight Garden’. Literacy,19(1), pp. 13-19.

NIKOLAJEVA, M., 2000. From mythic to linear: time in children’s literature. London: Scarecrow.


RONI NATOV and GERALDINE DELUCA, 1985. An Interview with Philippa Pearce. The Lion and the Unicorn, 9, pp. 75-88.

STEPHANIE NETTELL, 2007. Obituary: Philippa Pearce: One of the finest children’s writers of her generation. The Guardian, 29. ISSN 0261-3077.

TAL, E., 2003. ‘Tony and the Wonderful Door’: A forgotten classic of American children’s fantasy (Howard Fast). BALTIMORE: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PRESS.

VALERIE KRIPS, 1993. A Notable Irrelevance: Class and Children’s Fiction. The Lion and the Unicorn, 17(2), pp. 195-209.

VIRGINIA L. WOLF, 1982. Belief in Tom’s Midnight Garden. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 1982(1), pp. 142-146.

WEIN, E., 2000. Mystery in a House. The Lion and the Unicorn, 24(2), pp. 247-259.


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