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Eva Ibbotson

  • 5 stars across 40 books
    Eva Ibbotson has long been a favorite of both children and adult readers on both sides of the Atlantic. Her novels include "The Secret of Platform 13," "Which Witch?," "The Great Ghost Rescue," "Island of the Aunt," "Dial-a-Ghost," and "Journey to the River Sea," which won the Smarties Prize. She died in 2010, in her home in Newcastle, England.
    8th May 2014

    Journey to the River Sea

    An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorab... More

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    8th May 2014

    The Dragonfly Pool

    The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson is an enchanting tale of friendship and determination during the Second World... More

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    2nd May 2013

    The Abominables

    A hundred years ago, in the Himalayan peaks of Nanvi Dar, the daughter of an English earl is kidnapped by a huge h... More

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    27th July 2017

    Hello Happy! Mindful Kids: An activity book for young people who sometimes feel sad or angry.

    Hello Happy! is an interactive self-care activity book for children aged 7+ to colour and doodle their way to happiness,... More

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    9th October 2014

    The Secret of Platform 13

    Under Platform 13 at King's Cross Station there is a secret door that leads to a magical island . . . It appear... More

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    10th September 2015

    Dial a Ghost

    With beautiful cover illustration by Alex T. Smith, creator of the Claude series, Dial a Ghost is a wonderfully ... More

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    1st March 2012

    One Dog and His Boy

    But a dog would damage the expensive carpets in Hal's glamorous home, and his wealthy parents refuse to consider o... More

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    4th April 2008

    Which Witch?

    'Find me a witch!' cried Arriman the Awful, feared Wizard of the North. Arriman has decided to marry. His wife must be ... More

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    3rd March 2008

    Which Witch?

    Lenny's sister Leandra and her best friend Stacey are organising the St Sebastian's School disco and, to impress Stacey,... More

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    9th October 2014

    The Beasts of Clawstone Castle

    The Beasts of Clawstone Castle is a fantastically spooky adventure from the author of Dial a Ghost , Eva Ibbo... More

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    • Journey to the River Sea

      Journey to the River Sea

      by BigKid

      When orphan Maia's aunt and uncle are found to be living in the Amazon, she foresees a life full of colour and adventure. Accompanied by her governess...

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      The Secret of Platform 13

      Platform 13 of King's Cross station has a secret doorway, a 'gump' to a magical island that is only opened once every 9 years, and for 9 days only. Wh...

    • Which Witch?

      Which Witch?

      by Louna

      The characters in this book are wonderfully magical and evil (but not too much). This is a story about love and murder, with heart-stopping moments. T...

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