The Midnight Man by Berlie Doherty

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One night Harry and his dog follow the mysterious midnight man on his silent-hooved horse through the streets and to the edge of the moors before being returned home by the moon.
 

About Berlie Doherty

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Berlie Doherty, twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal lives in England. Her books have sold over 700,000 copies and been translated into 21 languages.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by Candlewick Pr. 25 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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With poetic language, Doherty (Granny Was a Buffer Girl) creates an enigmatic bedtime fantasy. Every night a boy and his dog awaken to see the midnight man who comes riding through the town on his m

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In Doherty’s solid seventh Canterbury Tales medieval mystery (after 2009’s A Haunt of Murder), the physician delivers a blood-curdling account of the depredations of the so-called Midnight Man, described as “a warlock well-served by the knights of hell.” Doherty doesn’t stint on the num...

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Every night a boy and his dog awaken to see the midnight man who ""comes riding through the town on his midnight horse with its hushing hooves."" The two follow the stranger through the streets of town to the moors, ""the end of the world,"" where the man rides off and leaves them sleeping on the...

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