Journey to the River Sea (Paperback)Eva Ibbotson (author)
An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorable characters.
It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at thirteen, 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 Journey to the River Sea, Eva Ibbotson's highly colourful, joyous adventure.
This 15th anniversary edition includes a forward by Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe.
Winner of the Smarties Gold Medal.
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 264 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 19 mm
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“Magic from start to end”
I've read this story more than once, and the more I read it, the more I love it. Journey to the River Sea is a tale that every child should read and an adventure that every mind should take. Ibbotson uses exotic... More
“Another great book by Eva Ibbotson.”
Like Eva Ibbotsons other books this one was a bit slow at the start, but by chapter three it suddenly drew my attention although, it never gave me that feeling of wanting to put the book down. However, I still really... More
“The Water Babies mixed with Roald Dahl”
Beginning in 1910 Edwardian England, 'Journey to the River Sea' by Eva Ibbotson tells the story of Maia, a thirteen year old orphan who is being sent to start a new life with relatives thousands of miles... More
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