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Author Ibbotson's Book
Island of the Aunts (Literature)
There are three aunts that live on an island and take care of the animals that come there. The aunts are getting old and need some help so they decide to get children by kidnapping them. The aunts go to Europe and kidnap Minette, Lambert and Fabio. When they get there the kids have to start working and caring for the sick and hurt animals. On the island the kids have to take care of selkies, krakens and other unusual animals. ...
Journey to the River Sea
Maia Fielding is an orphan. Her only guardian is a lawyer, named Mr. Murray, whose only duty is to manage the small fortune her parents have left her. Then, word reaches him that Maia's father's second cousin's family, the Carters, would be willing to take her in. When a note written by the Carter twins, Gwendolyn and Beatrice, arrives, Maia makes up her mind to go live with the Carters in their house on the Amazon. She travels there with Miss Minton, he...
The Star of Kazan
Abandoned at birth, 12-year-old Annika has been raised as a servant in the Viennese home of three quirky--but loveable—professors (Emil, Gertrude, and Julius). Annika has two best friends (Stefan and Pauline), adores her surrogate mothers, Ellie (the cook) and Sigrid (the housemaid), and cultivates a special friendship with an elderly neighbor (La Rondine). Although these relationships bring Annika much happiness, she nevertheless secretly longs to be ...
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