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The Star of Kazan  free pdf In a tiny alpine church, on a June day in 1908, an abandoned baby girl is found by a middle-aged cook from Vienna. So begins the unusual childhood of Annika, brought up in the house of three eccentric professors by their two domestic servants. By the age of seven she can bake and ice a three-tiered cake and polish parquet floors to perfection. But her life in this golden city of music, fabulous food, and the beautiful Lippizana stallions who dance before the Emperor Franz Joseph is greatly blessed - until her unknown mother tracks her down and comes to claim her...Here is another Ibbotson masterpiece of wonderful adventure, packed with dozens of unforgettable characters who weave their way through a faultless, intricate plot of enthralling events - sometimes hilarious, sometimes bleak, but always marvellously entertaining. It offers every reader who loved Journey To The River Sea an enchanting new world of fictional riches. It is a timeless classic, for listeners young and old.

About Eva Ibbotson

Eva Ibbotson 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. JOURNEY TO THE RIVER SEA won the Smarties Prize Gold Award and was Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. She lives in Newcastle. Ruth Jones is best known for her role as Kelly in Fat Friends. She has also appeared in Midsommer Murders, Little Britain and Channel Four Films' East is East.

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Author : Eva Ibbotson
Publisher : Macmillan Audio Books
Data Published : 02 July 2004
ISBN : 1405046333
EAN : 9781405046336
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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