Then one day when Greta was walking in the woods and the mist was closing in, she saw the dark outline of a stone house against the spruce trees—a house where only an old cellar hole should have been. You can always have them no matter what else you find or what else you lose. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. This is a 1st prt of 2005 reissue. Really liked the blending of periods with the presence of the fog, which tends to give everything a mystical sort of feeling. Used - Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Just finished re-reading the book, and the richness of the story, as well as the life lesson, that each part of our lives is a season, and though things change as we grow, and we leave some things behind, new things will come into our lives.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. On foggy days, 11-year-old Greta is able to travel back in time and visit the long-lost village of Blue Cove. Terrific prose and imagery are the hallmarks of this fine little novel. This costal village has sea mists and fog that covers the community, sending them indoors, but not Greta, from a young age she is drawn to the fog, and explores the changed landscape finding that during these foggy hours it has changed more than expected.
And I can't really complain about why I didn't like it without spoiling the end. This is a sweet, somewhat enchanting fantasy tale of a girl who is able to visit another place in another time. Originally published in 1943, this edition features a rare cover by the ground-breaking illustrator Lynd Ward. As they descend the road that goes towards the sea, the foghorn in Tollerton stops sounding entirely. All orders are shipped promptly and securely packed in boxes to avoid damage during shipment.
Review: When I was a little girl I discovered this book on the shelf of my tiny school library. Our estimated delivery is between 5-14 working days however we ask you to allow up to 21, due to delays currently with Canadian post if you could allow a further 5 working days on top of this we would appreciate it. I grew up in the fog, I saw how it will creep and sneak along the ground one day and roll in as if swallowing you up the next. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. The spine may show signs of wear. Greta's curiosity gets the best of her and she returns to that spot, on the old Post Road, the next time there is a heavy fog.
The coexistence of fantasy and reality. Greta has always had an unexplainable fascination with the fog. This reads like an early draft ready to be developed. We accept payment by credit card, PayPal, check, or money order. She receives a gift from Mrs. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Call us at 1-855-876-6195 or.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The dust jacket is missing. Greta had always loved the fog? Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears and minor chips, jacket lightly toned. While walking one grey, foggy day, Greta discovers that the fog doesn't simply hide her from the world, it also reveals a new world to her. The woman beckoned for Greta to join her, and soon Greta found herself launched on an adventure that would take her back to a past that existed only through the magic of the fog.
She also manages to explain the magic of the fog - its limitations and its function - in subtle cues without spelling it out step by step. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. The spine may show signs of wear. Every time the fog rolls in, Greta is eager to finish her chores so she can follow the curtain of fog. Please give between 2-5 week for delivery. I wonder whether quite so leisurely paced a children's book could be published today; its impact is quiet, slow, and haunting like the fog.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. It made Greta and Retha really sad. You can always have them no matter what else you find or what else you lose. Then she spies a horse-drawn carriage carrying an elegant woman in a plum-colored dress. Greta is happy with her life and the memories of Blue Cove but is satisfied to be heading toward her teens and leaving childhood fantasies behind her while vowing to never forget them. This book will always be a favorite of mine and it makes me happy simply to see a copy resting on my shelves, awaiting the next grey, foggy day. I read it at least twice a year for the rest of my time at that school.
On her way home in the mist along Old Post Road made by the first settlers , she sees the outline of a building, which in fine weather is not there. Used - Acceptable, Expédition sous 4 à 5 jours ouvrés, A readable copy. When she discovered the fog had magic in it was when she was looking for the milk cow and thought she saw a house in the fork of the road. Would highly recommend this book to tweens. The fog seemed to have a secret to tell her.