The Court Of Stone Children by Eleanor CameronThe Court Of Stone Children by Eleanor Cameron

The Court Of Stone Children

byEleanor Cameron

Paperback | May 2, 1990

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Someone draws Nina to the ancient courtyard. Someone from another time . . .

Who is Dominique? When Nina first sees her in the French Museum, she senses that there is something unreal about the strange, beautiful girl. In fact, Domi is from Napoleon’s time, and she has come to get Nina’s help. For Domi’s father was executed as a traitor during the French Revolution, and Domi is convinced that Nina can prove his innocence. But to save Domi’s father, Nina will have to solve a mystery that has lasted two centuries. And she will have to travel back through time, back to France and the court of the stone children. . . .

“An expert gothic tale. . . . Not just a fine book but a brilliant one.”—The New York Times
Eleanor Frances (Butler) Cameron (1912–1996) was a children's author and critic. She published 20 books in her lifetime, including The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (1954) and its sequels, a collection of critical essays called The Green and Burning Tree (1969), and The Court of the Stone Children (1973), which won the U.S. N...
Title:The Court Of Stone ChildrenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.58 inShipping dimensions:7.7 × 5 × 0.58 inPublished:May 2, 1990Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140342893

ISBN - 13:9780140342895


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One of Eleanor Cameron's favorite themes--the intermingling of past, present and future--is exposed (here) . . . The mystical, dreamlike quality of the constantly shifting time track will appeal to children". -- School Library Journal

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