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Journey to the river sea

Author: Eva Ibbotson; Kevin Hawkes; Puffin Books,
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2003. ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Accompanied by Miss Minton, a fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon, expecting curtains of orchids, brightly colored macaws, and a loving family. But what she finds is an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fiction
History
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Ibbotson; Kevin Hawkes; Puffin Books,
ISBN: 0142501840 9780142501849
OCLC Number: 53226002
Awards: Whitbread Children's book prize finalist, 2001
Smarties book prize winner, 2003
Carnegie Medal finalist, 2001
Description: 298 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.

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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. Accompanied by Miss Minton, a fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon, expecting curtains of orchids, brightly colored macaws, and a loving family. But what she finds is an evil-tempered aunt and uncle and their spoiled daughters. It is only when she is swept up in a mystery involving a young Indian boy, a homesick child actor, and a missing inheritance that Maia lands in the middle of the Amazon adventure she's dreamed of. Readers of every generation will treasure Ibbotson's lush historical adventure that harkens back to the beloved classics of Frances Hodgson Burnett and Louisa May Alcott.

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