Eva Ibbotson



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  • Fantasy

    Jul-2012

    A charming final novel from a beloved writer. When a gentle family of yetis is forced out of their Himalayan paradise by tourism, it's the beginning of an unforgettable road trip adventure. Joined by siblings Con and Ellen, as well as a good-natur...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2012

    Are you BRAVE enough to find out what happens when a spoilt girl is spiteful to a giant hungry worm? Can you BEAR to watch a (very silly) boy poke an angry sleeping sea-monster? Do you DARE to discover why should you never, ever steal milk from a Fri...

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  • Action Adventure

    Jun-2011

    Hal is desperate for a dog. "Never!" cries his mother. "Think of the mess, the scratch marks, the puddles on the floor!" But on Hal's birthday, the unbelievable happens. He's allowed to choose a dog of his very own at Easy Pets. The moment he sees th...

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  • Science Fiction / Fantasy

    May-2010

    For excitement-hungry orphan Ivo, a mission to save Princess Mirella from the dreaded Ogre of Oglefort is a dream come true. Together with a hag, a wizard, and a troll, Ivo sets out, ready for adventure. But when they get to the ogre's castle, the re...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2008

    Connie is not a child who likes books. So she's not too pleased when she's sent to stay with her eccentric author aunt. But then Connie meets Ruby - a book fairy - in the dusty old library. Ruby is in trouble: she has broken fairy law by trying to...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2008

    Tally Hamilton is furious to hear she is being sent from London to a horrid, stuffy boarding school in the countryside. And all because of the stupid war. But Delderton Hall is a far more interesting place than Tally ever imagined, and an exciting sc...

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  • Horror

    May-2005

    Ghosts and cattle and tourists, oh my! When their parents go to America for the summer, Madlyn and Rollo are sent to their great-aunt Emily and great-uncle George at Clawstone Castle, home of the legendary and mysterious Wild White Cattle of Clawsto...

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  • Suspense

    Jul-2004

    The adventure of a lifetime Annika has never had a birthday. Instead she celebrates her Found Day, the day a housemaid and a cook to three eccentric Viennese professors found her and took her home. There, Annika has made a happy life in the servants...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2004

    Original title: The Haunting of Hiram C. Hopgood. American millionaire Hiram C. Hopgood will stop at nothing to make his daughter, Helen, happy -- even if it means buying her an ancient Scottish castle and shipping it back to Texas. Assembling the...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2001

    A girl, a jungle, and a missing inheritance... Sent to live with distant relatives on a rubber plantation in Brazil, Maia must leave her cozy boarding school in London for the unknown wilderness of the Amazon jungle. Accompanied by Miss Minton, a no-...

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  • Fantasy

    Oct-2000

    Original title: Monster Mission. WELCOME to the Island of the Aunts! Aunt Etta, Aunt Coral, and Aunt Myrtle need help caring for the mermaids, selkies, and other creatures who live on their hidden island -- and they know that adults can't be tr...

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  • Fantasy

    Nov-1999

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  • Historical Romance

    Sep-1998

    Ellen, is raised in London by a suffragist mother and aunts but rejects the liberated life. After graduating from a culinary school, she takes a job in Austria at a run-down boarding school for neglected rich children and transforms it with her beaut...

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  • Fantasy

    Jun-1996

    The Dial-a-Ghost Agency finds good homes for ghosts. Bloodstained brides, headless warriors, bloblike ghouls -- ghosts of every sort are matched with living families. There are two doors to the agency's offices: one marked GHOSTS, the other marked PE...

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  • Fantasy

    Mar-1994

    WANTED: FOUR CURIOUS CHARACTERS FOR A RISKY MISSION Under Platform 13 in one of London's busiest train stations is an old doorway covered with peeling posters. Behind is the entrance to a magical kingdom -- an island where humans live happily with ...

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  • Historical Romance

    Aug-1993

    A Secret Marriage Twenty-year-old Ruth Berger is desperate. The daughter of a Jewish-Austrian professor, she was supposed to have escaped Vienna before the Nazis marched into the city. Yet the plan went completely wrong, and while her family and fia...

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  • Fantasy

    Dec-1989

    Hecate Tenbury-Smith, who calls herself Heckie, is an animal witch. Even as a child she could give people whiskery snouts and thick black fur, and so her parents enrolled her in a school for witches -- good witches, that is. Now, a recent graduate, H...

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  • Historical Romance

    Jan-1988

    The world passes through the portals of Susanna Weber's elegant dress shop in Madensky Square--a quaint and peaceful corner of Imperial Vienna. In a glittering time of music and romance, in the final, glorious days before the first World War, the ind...

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  • Action Adventure

    May-1987

    American millionaire Hiram C. Hopgood will stop at nothing to make his daughter, Helen, happy -- even if it means buying her an ancient Scottish castle and shipping it back to Texas. Assembling the castle isn’t a problem for the oil tycoon . . . it...

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  • Historical Romance

    Sep-1985

    For nineteen-year-old Harriet Morton, life in 1912 Cambridge is as dry and dull as a biscuit. Her stuffy father and her opressive aunt Louisa allow her only one outlet: ballet. When a Russian ballet master comes to class searching for dancers to fill...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1984

    Those who enjoy romantic fiction will enjoy these heartwarming stories, first published in Great Britain in 1984. Ibbotson concentrates on the infinite variety of Great Love--its discovery, development, recognition, loss, and denouement. Her characte...

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  • Action Adventure

    Jun-1983

    A collection of five monster tales. There is the worm of the title, who teaches a very snooty princess a lesson - and eats her. Kraken is a monster whale, who decides to stop moving one day, and turns into an island. And woe betide the sheep who cros...

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  • Historical Romance

    Nov-1982

    DELIGHTFULLY IMPROPER ROMANCE In the golden days of 1919, the very proper upstairs/downstairs world of Mersham, ancestral home of the very aristocratic Westerholmes, is turned topsy-turvy by the arrival of a totally unsuitable new housemaid...a de...

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  • Historical Romance

    Jan-1982

    She was an exquisite, but penniless, Austrian princess, heiress to fabled Pfaffenstein Castle and expected to marry Prince Maximilian. But Tessa rarely did what was expected. Disguised as a wardrobe mistress, she secretly joined a Vienna opera compan...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1979

    WANTED: ONE WILDLY WICKED WITCH TO WED. Arriman the Awful, the handsome Wizard of the North, has decided to marry. But which witch will it be? Arriman devises a contest: whoever performs the darkest piece of magic will become his bride. Belladonna, ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1975

    What’s a ghost to do? Humphrey is a small ghost with a big problem. His family have lost their home, and they're off to find a new haunting ground. But soon Humphrey and his parents discover that ghosts all over the country are being turned out ...

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