279E: A girl travels back in time by measuring herself in a closet (solved)

A girl lives in an old house. Her mother is a servant there. The old nursery closet has measurements for growth from the children who used to live there. The girls can travel back in time to play with the children. She gets injured and stops growing in the past time. She also solves a mystery of a lost and valuable book hidden in a tree trunk.

4 thoughts on “279E: A girl travels back in time by measuring herself in a closet (solved)

  1. This is “Jessamy” by Barbara Sleigh, one of my favorite timeslip books. (Jessamy is actually an orphan staying with an aunt; when she slips into the past via the nursery closet, she takes over the life of another Jessamy whose aunt is cook-housekeeper.)

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