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Ibbotson, Eva

Overview
Works: 292 works in 1,216 publications in 2 languages and 46,078 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Humorous stories  Musical fiction  Ghost stories  Love stories  War stories, English 
Roles: Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.I11555, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eva Ibbotson
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,808 WorldCat member 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 )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,797 WorldCat member 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
The secret of platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,679 WorldCat member 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
Journey to the river sea by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,621 WorldCat member 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
Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians
Which witch? by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member 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 )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,158 WorldCat member 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."
Island of the aunts by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member 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
The dragonfly pool by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member 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"--Distributor's website
Not just a witch by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member 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
The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member 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
One dog and his boy by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When lonely, ten-year-old Hal learns that his wealthy but neglectful parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal's grandparents live
A song for summer by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 WorldCat member 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
The abominables by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A century after a yeti captures Lady Agatha Farlingham and takes her to a hidden valley to raise his motherless children, tourism threatens their peaceful existence and young Con and Ellen take these educated and civilized yetis across Europe to Lady Agatha's home in England
A company of swans by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member 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
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson ( Recording )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,126 WorldCat member 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
The morning gift by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member 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
Dragonfly pool by Eva Ibbotson ( )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tally, a twelve-year-old English girl, and her classmates at Delderton, a progressive boarding school, help Karil, the young prince of Bergania, escape into England after the Nazis invade Bergania and kill the king
Magic flutes by Eva Ibbotson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ibotsone, Eva, 1925-
Visnere, Marija Šarlote Mišela, 1925-
Wiesner, Maria Charlotte Michelle.
Wiesner, Maria Charlotte Michelle, 1925-
Wiesner, Maria Charlotte Michelle 1925-2010
イボットソン, エヴァ
Languages
English (406)
Chinese (3)
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