A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel, and a secret lake. A magical and gripping time travel adventure for children aged eight to 11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young listeners!
When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbor’s small dog. Where does he go? And why does he keep reappearing wet-through?
Their quest to solve the riddle over the summer holidays leads to a boat buried under a grassy mound, and a tunnel that takes them to a secret lake.
Who is the boy rowing towards them who looks so terrified? And whose are those children’s voices carried on the wind from beyond the woods?
Stella and Tom soon discover that they have traveled back in time to their home and its gardens almost 100 years earlier. Here they make both friends and enemies, and uncover startling connections between the past and present.
A modern children’s classic.
The Secret Lake has been described by listeners as a modern Tom’s Midnight Garden and compared in atmosphere with The Secret Garden and the Enid Blyton and Nancy Drew mystery adventure stories. Its magical and gripping plot, with its many twists and turns makes it a firm favorite with both boys and girls.
Karen Inglis describes it as, a time travel mystery adventure with modern twists – the kind of story that I loved as a child, but brought right up to date.
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