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The Star of Kazan

The Star of Kazan


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330477406
Year of publication: 2004

The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson For Rowan The Author Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but spent her early childhood travelling backwards and forwards across Europe between the homes of her father, a scientist, and her mother, a novelist and playwright, who separated when she was three. When the Nazis came to power, her family fed to England and she was sent to boarding school. She planned to become a physiologist, but hated doing experiments on animals, and was rescued from some fierce rabbits ...

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The Secret Countess

The Secret Countess


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780230226036
Year of publication: 2007

The Secret Countess by Eva Ibbotson For Jane The Author Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fled to England and she was sent to boarding school. She planned to become a physiologist, but hated doing experiments on animals and was rescued from some fierce rabbits by her husband-to-be. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels for both adults and children have been published around the world. Her books have also won ...

Keywords: & & Europe General Historical Juvenile Fiction Love Military Romance Wars
The Ogre of Oglefort

The Ogre of Oglefort


Eva Ibbotson

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Year of publication: 2011

The Ogre of Ogleford by Eva Ibbotson For Laura E.I. CHAPTER 1 Gladys Says No Most people are happier when their feet are dry. They do not care to hear squelchy noises in their shoes or feel water seeping between their toes but the Hag of the Dribble was different. Having wet feet made her feel better: it reminded her of the Dribble where she had been born and lived for the first seventy-eight years of her life, and now she dipped her socks into the washbasin and made sure they were thoroughly ...

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The Morning Gift

The Morning Gift


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330477345
Year of publication: 101

The Morning Gift by Eva Ibbotson The Author Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fled to England and she was sent to boarding school. She planned to become a physiologist, but hated doing experiments on animals, and was rescued from some fierce rabbits by her husband-to-be. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels for both adults and children have been published around the world. Her books have also won and been ...

Keywords: & & Europe General Historical Juvenile Fiction Love Military Performing Arts Romance Theater Wars
The Great Ghost Rescue

The Great Ghost Rescue


Eva Ibbotson

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Year of publication: 2008

The Great Ghost Rescue by Eva Ibbotson To Lalage, Toby, Piers and Justin The Author Eva Ibbotson writes for both adults and children. Born in Vienna, she now lives in the north of England. She has a daughter and three sons, now grown up, who showed her that children like to read about ghosts, wizards and witches because they are just like people but madder and more interesting. She has written five other ghostly adventures for children. Which Witch was runner-up for the Carnegie Medal and The ...

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The Dragonfly Pool

The Dragonfly Pool


Eva Ibbotson

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Year of publication: 2008

The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson I would like to thank my son Toby Ibbotson for the help he gave me in the writing of this book. Also by Eva Ibbotson The Beasts of Clawstone Castle The Star of Kazan The Haunting of Granite Falls Not Just a Witch The Great Ghost Rescue Journey to the River Sea Dial-a-Ghost Island of the Aunts Which Witch The Secret of Platform 13 A Company of Swans A Countess Below Stairs A Song for Summer The Morning Gift Part one CHAPTER ONE Balloons over London I dont think ...

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The Beasts of Clawstone Castle

The Beasts of Clawstone Castle


Eva Ibbotson

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Year of publication: 2008

The Beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson To the children of Rock Hall School Praise for The Beasts of Clawstone Castle Sparky and humorous Ibbotson is dextrous with pace and suspense, accessible, always amusing and a treat to read aloud this book is both joyously light-hearted and profoundly good-natured Sunday Times A fast-paced adventure story Financial Times An irresistible adventure The Times A clever blend of magic and humour, The Beasts of Clawstone Castle is an enthralling story, ...

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The Abominables

The Abominables


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9781407135496
Year of publication: 2012

The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson Also by Eva Ibbotson The Great Ghost Rescue Which Witch The Haunting of Hiram Let Sleeping Sea-Monsters Lie Not Just a Witch The Secret of Platform 13 Dial A Ghost Monster Mission Journey to the River Sea The Star of Kazan The Beasts of Clawstone Castle The Dragonfly Pool The Ogre of Oglefort One Dog and His Boy 1 Kidnap About a hundred years ago something dreadful happened in the mountains near Tibet. A beautiful young girl called Lady Agatha Farlingham was ...

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One Dog and His Boy

One Dog and His Boy


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9781407131603
Year of publication: 2011

One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson To Milly, Hugo and Hilding, three very important dogs Also by Eva Ibbotson The Great Ghost Rescue Which Witch The Haunting of Hiram The Worm and the Toffee-Nosed Princess Not Just a Witch The Secret of Platform 13 Dial A Ghost Monster Mission Journey to the River Sea The Star of Kazan The Beasts of Clawstone Castle The Dragonfly Pool The Ogre of Oglefort ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I owe a great debt of gratitude to Toby Ibbotson for the help and encouragement he gave me ...

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Not Just a Witch

Not Just a Witch


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330477727
Year of publication: 1989

Not Just a Witch by Eva Ibbotson for Bertie, Freddie, Theo and Octavia The Author Eva Ibbotson writes for both adults and children. Born in Vienna, she now lives in the north of England. She has a daughter and three sons, now grown up, who showed her that children like to read about ghosts, wizards and witches because they are just like people but madder and more interesting. She has written seven other ghostly adventures for children. Which Witch was runner-up for the Carnegie Medal and The ...

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Monster Mission

Monster Mission


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330477789
Year of publication: 2001

Monster Mission by Eva Ibbotson To my husband, who really cared about unusual creatures The Author Eva Ibbotson writes for both adults and children. Born in Vienna, she now lives in the north of England. She has a daughter and three sons, now grown up, who showed her that children like to read about ghosts, wizards and witches because they are just like people but madder and more interesting. She has written seven other ghostly adventures for children. Which Witch was runner-up for the Carnegie ...

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Magic Flutes

Magic Flutes


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330505321
Year of publication: 2009

Magic Flutes by Eva Ibbotson To Aaron and Johanna What do they celebrate, the magic flutes of love Why, tears and laughter After Praxilla fourth century BC Prologue Birth of a Hero They were both born under the sign of Gemini, and for those who believe in the stars as arbiters of fate this must have seemed the link that bound them. She herself was to invoke the heavens when at last they met. Could I be your Star Sister she was to ask him, Could I at least be that Certainly it would seem to need ...

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Madensky Square

Madensky Square


Eva Ibbotson

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Year of publication: 2011

Madensky Square by Eva Ibbotson By the same author A Countess Below Stairs Magic Flutes A Glove Shop In Vienna A Company of Swans 31 March 1911 Madensky Square Vienna I woke in such a good mood this morning. There was a dress floating about in my head almost ready, almost there. Cream silk, the skirt trimmed with tiers and tiers of rough cream lace and the bodice tuckered, but unadorned except for a single rose. When I went to sleep I wasnt sure about the colour of the rose, but when I woke I ...

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Let Sleeping Sea-Monsters Lie

Let Sleeping Sea-Monsters Lie


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9781447205883
Year of publication: 2012

Let Sleeping Sea-Monsters Lie and Other Cautionary Tales by Eva Ibbotson To Ellen Foreword by Julia Donaldson As long as stories and people have existed, parents have been telling cautionary tales to their children, warning them what might happen to them if they are nasty, reckless or just bad-mannered. But these are cautionary tales with a difference. True, the offenders have the usual vices they are rude, snobbish, disobedient, aggressive and bossy and are bound to come a cropper. But the ...

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Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River Sea


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780330477444
Year of publication: 2008

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson For Martha Foreword Only to shortlist this wonderful book for the Carnegie Medal was an injustice, no matter what the other titles were Here is certainly one of the finest, funniest, most exciting epic adventures ever written. It is an extraordinary literary achievement, but none of this is more than we might expect from Eva Ibbotson. I should declare an interest, or rather make a confession, here. It is really hard for me to write in such glowing terms ...

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