Journey to the River Sea (HB)

Journey to the River Sea (HB)

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Maia, orphaned at 13 in England, is very unhappy to be staying with distant relatives hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She becomes friends with a mysterious English boy who lives with the local Indians. But when they are forced to flee upriver, they are pursued by some very eccentric characters.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 134 x 192 x 30mm | 399.16g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0333947401
  • 9780333947401

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"The plot is rich in drama, suspense, hints of romance, and a sense of justice. Adventure lovers will devour this one and wish that it would continue." "Surely the most perfect children's book of the year is Eva Ibbotson's captivatingly told, funny and moving Journey to the River Sea."
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Author information

Eva lbbotson writes for both adults and children. Her books for children, with their fantastic creatures, outrageous characters, dark humour and brilliant storytelling, have much in common with Roald Dahl's. Which Witch? (0 330 26586 5) was runner-up for the Carnegie Medal and The Secret Of Platform 13 (0 330 33748 3) was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She lives in Newcastle.
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Rating details

9,947 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 42% (4,188)
4 37% (3,675)
3 17% (1,679)
2 3% (302)
1 1% (103)
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