Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River Sea

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By (author) Eva Ibbotson

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  • Publisher: MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 194mm x 22mm | 281g
  • Publication date: 3 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0330538810
  • ISBN 13: 9780330538817
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 21,348

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It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences in this highly colourful, joyous and award-winning adventure.

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Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fled to England and she was sent to boarding school. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels have been published around the world. Her books have also won and been shortlisted for many prizes. Eva died peacefully in October 2010 at the age of eighty-five.

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Adventure lovers will devour this one and wish that it would continue. (School Library Journal, starred review")