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Questions tagged [eva-ibbotson]

Eva Ibbotson, 1925-2010, was the author of several children's books, such as "The Secret of Platform 13" and "The Star of Kazan". Use this tag for questions about her and her works.

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When is Journey to the River Sea set?

Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea is a novel set mainly in the Amazon region of Brazil. It's clearly set quite some time before its publication date of 2001, what with a "governess" being a ...
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Did J. K. Rowling base platform 9 3/4 on the Gump?

In the Harry Potter series, there is platform 9 ¾ in Kings Cross Station. You travel through this place to go to a magical place. In The Secret of Platform 13, by Eva Ibbotson, (which is ...