Most widely held works about Eva Ibbotson
Most widely held works by Eva Ibbotson
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,053 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer with elderly relatives at Clawstone Castle in northern England, Madlyn and her brother Rollo, with the help of several ghosts, attempt to save the rare cattle that live on the castle grounds.
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 3,895 libraries worldwide
After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, a woman claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany.
Journey to the river sea by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in exotic Brazil in 1910, Maia endures many hardships before fulfilling her dream of exploring the Amazon River.
The secret of platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
66 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
Odge Gribble, a young hag, joins an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on a journey from their magical island kingdom to London through a tunnel which opens every nine years for nine days, to try and rescue the young prince who had been stolen as an infant nine years before.
Island of the aunts by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,022 libraries worldwide
As they get older, three sisters decide that they must kidnap children and bring them to their secluded island home to help with the work of caring for an assortment of unusual sea creatures.
Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians. When orphaned Oliver Smith inherits gloomy Helton Hall, his scheming cousins are determined to get rid of him and hire some terrifying ghosts from the Dial-a-Ghost agency to scare Oliver to death. But the creatures don't behave as expected, and soon join Oliver against his cousins. However, they may have all underestimated the depth of the cousins' evil intentions.
The dragonfly pool by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,863 libraries worldwide
"At first Tally doesn't want to go to the boarding school called Delderton. But she soon discovers that it is a wonderful place where freedom and self expression are valued. Tally organizes a ragtag dance troupe so the school can participate in an international folk dancing festival in Bergania in the summer of 1939. There she befriends Karil, the crown prince, who would love nothing more than to have ordinary friends and attend a school like Delderton. When Karil's father is assassinated, it is up to Tally and her friends to help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he has inherited".
Which witch by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
59 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
Deciding that he must sire a child to carry on his tradition of Loathing Light and Blighting the Beautiful, the Great Wizard Arriman announces a competition among the witches of Todcaster, one of whom will marry him.
The great ghost rescue by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
39 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
A young English boy decides to establish a sanctuary for an assortment of ghosts when the homes they have haunted are replaced by highways and other modern "improvements."
A company of swans by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
36 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
In 1912 England, 19-year-old Harriet Morton leads a dreary existence. Her ballet class is her only joy. When Father won't let her travel on a ballet tour to South America, Harriet creates a clever ruse that covers her escape and triggers an experience far beyond her dreams.
Not just a witch by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Wanting to be more than just an ordinary witch, Heckie, whose specialty is changing people into animals, settles in a small town determined to use her powers for good purposes.
A countess below stairs by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
34 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
When the Russian Revolution erupts, young countess Anna feels her world turn inside-out. Without any money, she flees to England out of sheer desperation, hides her identity, and becomes a servant for an important family. But Anna knows nothing about housekeeping other than what she reads in an outdated handbook. Worse still, she is immediately attracted to Rupert, the dashing Earl of Westerholme. Although Anna can sense that Rupert also has feelings for her, she must remain anonymous. And then there's Rupert's beautiful and nasty fiancee to worry about.
A song for summer by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
On the eve of World War II, a young Englishwoman takes a job as housemother in a boarding school in Austria. She falls in love with the groundsman who is in reality a Czech composer. The arrival of the Nazis leads to drama, the lovers are separated but they will reunite. By the author of Madensky Square.
Magic flutes by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Guy Farne, a self-made millionaire, falls in love with a lovely Viennese woman, buys a castle to impress her, and finds out that she is too shallow to marry.
The morning gift by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Ruth Berger, in pre-World War II Vienna must choose between Radek, a young piano prodigy whom she loves madly, and Quinton Somerville who offers a life in England and safety.
The haunting of Granite Falls by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Alex's Scottish castle of Carra is sold, dismantled, and moved to Texas, the ghosts that raised him from a child have difficulty relocating.
Madensky Square by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Susanna Weber is the elegant proprietress of a dressmaking shop in Manensky Square in the glittering Vienna of 1911. It is a world of romance, music and gossip, where charming men pay outrageous compliments at the opera, and ancient noblewomen pay for silk petticoats with antique candlesticks.
The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
When the Hag of Dribble, an orphan boy, and a troll called Ulf are sent to rescue a princess from an ogre, it turns out to be far from the routine magical mission they expect.
A glove shop in Vienna and other stories by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The haunting of Hiram by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and German and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Alex MacBuff doesn't want to sell Castle Carra, but Hiram G. Hopgood has made them an offer too good to refuse-- providing there are no ghosts in the castle. How will Alex persuade the resident ghosts to leave?
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Früherer Name Wiesner, Maria Charlotte Michelle 1925-2010
Wiesner, Maria Charlotte Michelle, 1925-2010
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