Written by Toby Ibbotson, son of the bestselling author
Eva Ibbotson, this exceptional middle grade story is captivating,
heartfelt and brilliant in equal measure.
When a storm hits a small and sleepy town, it ravages every
But storms don't just destroy, they uncover.
And when a young boy discovers a mysterious object that has
lay hidden beneath a centuries-old tree, he instantly knows
that it's special. What he doesn't know is that
his unexpected find will unite him with a girl searching
for her missing father and trigger a series of events that
will see them travelling across Europe under the most unusual
Beautifully written, The Unexpected Find is Toby
Ibbotson's break-through masterpiece that's a classic in the making.
Toby Ibbotson is the eldest son of award-winningauthor Eva Ibbotson , whose novel The
Abominables he edited with her first publisher, Marion Lloyd, following his mother's death.
Mountwood School for Ghosts is his debut novel, from an original idea by Eva and planned out in