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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    • 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

    • 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

    • Journey to the River Sea

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Imelda Staunton
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • 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

    • Not Just a Witch

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Heckie is not just a witch. She's a good witch who wants to make the world a better place. So, with her Toe of Transformation and her Knuckle of Power she turns unpleasant people into animals....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • good book, wish it was read fully

    • By kristi s vaughn on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Dragonfly Pool

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Patricia Conolly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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

    • The Beasts of Clawstone Castle

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When Madlyn and Rollo are sent to stay at ancient Clawstone Castle, they soon fall in love with the house and its eccentric, penniless inhabitants - and the cattle of Clawstone Park....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really cute

    • By D EVANS on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $10.44

    • Dial-a-Ghost

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Morwenna Banks
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Here's a tale of the ghosts and spooks you'll meet at the Dial-a-Ghost agency....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Engaging

    • By Bradley on 04-08-08

    Regular price: $7.94

    • The Star of Kazan

    • By: Eva Ibbotson
    • Narrated by: Ruth Jones
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    In 1896, in a pilgrim church in the Alps, an abandoned baby girl is found by a cook and a housemaid. Annika grows up in the servants' quarters. One day a glamorous stranger arrives at the door....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not recommended for pleasure

    • By shmuel on 08-27-17

    Regular price: $10.84

    • 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 12
    • 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 18 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: $23.71

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