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Jane-Emily, and Witches' Children

Jane-Emily, and Witches' Children

  • Title: Jane-Emily, and Witches' Children
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  • ISBN : 9780061245015
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 293 pages


Emily was a selfish, willful, hateful child who died before her thirteenth birthday But that was a long time ago.Jane is nine years old and an orphan when she and her young Aunt Louisa come to spend the summer at Jane s grandmother s house, a large, mysterious mansion in Massachusetts Then one day Jane stares into a reflecting ball in the garden and the face that Emily was a selfish, willful, hateful child who died before her thirteenth birthday But that was a long time ago.Jane is nine years old and an orphan when she and her young Aunt Louisa come to spend the summer at Jane s grandmother s house, a large, mysterious mansion in Massachusetts Then one day Jane stares into a reflecting ball in the garden and the face that looks back at her is not her own.Many years earlier, a child of rage and malevolence lived in this place And she never left Now Emily has dark plans for little Jane a blood chilling purpose that Louisa, just a girl herself, must battle with all her heart, soul, and spirit or she will lose her innocent, helpless niece forever.One of the most adored ghost stories of all time is available again after thirty years to thrill and chill a new generation


Author Patricia Clapp

Patricia Clapp was born in Boston and attended the Columbia University School of Journalism Her first novel, Constance A Story of Early Plymouth, was a runner up for the 1969 National Book Award for Children s Literature Her other books include, I m Deborah Sampson, King of the Dollhouse, Dr Elizabeth, and Jane Emily She also authored many plays for children.




Jane-Emily, and Witches' Children Reviews (31)

  • I had never heard of this book before and I was scrolling on my Libby App for a good ghost story I found this little gem and was hooked It wasn t leave the lights on kind of scary, but it had that Gothic feel I so adore Jane is being haunted by her aunt Emily who died very young Louisa is Jane s Aun [..]

  • The first story in this book, Jane Emily, is a quaint little ghostly yarn about a young girl Jane who is haunted by her aunt Emily who died in childhood Jane is a sweet, sensitive child while her aunt Emily was in life hell on wheels Louisa, Jane s young aunt tries to make sense of Jane s ramblings [..]

  • I was obsessed with this book when I was a young girl I actually remember it being the first book I immediately re read as soon as I had finished it since I had to return it to the library I found out it had been reprinted just a few years ago and was very excited to see it again it was originally w [..]

  • 3.5 starsThis feels surprisingly dated with the plethora of exclamation points present in the narrative, but I still enjoyed it I d hoped it be a bit creepier, but there s no denying the appeal of the setting and set up, even though as a whole the plot and characters felt a bit underdeveloped.Also s [..]

  • A book told in two different stories, each about children who are over the top mean The first Emily Jane is a haunting tale of a young child whose parents have died With her Aunt, she travels to Massachusetts to spend a summer with her grandmother The house is old, well kept and lovely The gardens t [..]

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