Eva Ibbotson
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Eva Ibbotson

Eva Ibbotson, born Maria Charlotte Michelle Wiesner (21 January 1925 20 October 2010), was an Austrian-born British novelist, known for her children's books. Some of her novels for adults have been successfully reissued for the young adult market in recent years. For the historical novel Journey to the River Sea (Macmillan, 2001), she won the Smarties Prize in category 9 11 years, garnered unusual commendation as runner up for the Guardian Prize, and made the Carnegie, Whitbread, and Blue Peter shortlists. She was a finalist for the 2010 Guardian Prize at the time of her death. Her last book, The Abominables, was one of eight books on the longlist for the same award in 2012.

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    • Journey to the River Sea

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Maia, an orphan, can't wait to reach her distant relatives a thousand miles up the Amazon....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I liked it!

    • By Anonymous User on 06-27-18

    Regular price: $9.69

    • The Secret of Platform 13

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Angela Thorne
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Beyond the everyday world of King's Cross Station lies an island of oddities and magic. When their infant Prince is stolen, the island's magical residents form a team to rescue him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Light, funny, magical listen

    • By E. Jensen on 06-01-17

    Regular price: $9.49

    • The Great Ghost Rescue

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Prunella Scales
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The ghosts of Craggyford Castle have been happy for 500 years. But outside the world is changing. Soon there will be nothing left of their old haunts. So they set out to find a new home....

    Regular price: $9.49

    • The Morning Gift

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Kate Lock
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Ruth lives in Vienna and is wildly in love with Heini Radik, a brilliant young pianist....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I can't hear this audio book. It is horrible

    • By Tina on 01-19-17

    Regular price: $29.08

    • A Company of Swans

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Weekly ballet classes are Harriet Morton's only escape from her intolerably dull life. So when she is chosen to join a corps de ballet which is setting off on a tour of the Amazon, she leaps at the chance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • didn't realize this version was abridged...

    • By Rebecca on 06-05-16

    Regular price: $9.39

    • One Dog and His Boy

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    On the morning of Hal's 10th birthday, the unbelievable happens. He's allowed to choose a puppy at Easy Pets, a rent-a-pet agency (a fact his parents keep from him)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another fun story by Ibbotson

    • By Jerri C on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dragonfly Pool

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Patricia Conolly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In the Dragonfly Pool, in 1939 Europe, Tally is apprehensive about attending Delderton, for she has many fears about boarding school....

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Magic Flutes

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Kate Lock
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Spring, 1922. Tessa is a beautiful, tiny, dark-eyed princess who’s given up her duties to follow her heart and work backstage at the Viennese opera....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By amy tran on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Monster Mission

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Susan Jameson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Panic seizes the country when three children are seized by a gang of kidnapping aunts....

    Regular price: $15.17

    • Das Geheimnis der siebten Hexe

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Monty Arnold
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
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    Bei den Hexen von Todcaster herrscht große Aufregung, denn der mächtige Zauberer Arriman ist auf der Suche nach einer Ehefrau...

    Regular price: $11.59

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