Monster Mission

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Macmillan Children's, 2001 - Kidnapping - 230 pages
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A new cover edition of Eva Ibbotson's wonderfully spooky young fiction title.We must kidnap some children,' announced Aunt Etta. 'Young, strong ones. It will be dangerous, but it must be done.' Three children are stolen and taken to a bizarre island, which is home to some extraordinary creatures - including mermaids, selkies and the legendary kraken. The island is the base for a very mysterious mission. But the magical adventure is cut short, when the island is suddenly under siege. Can they save themselves and their new friends? 'Funny, gripping, charming and completely irresistible' Amanda Craig

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User Review  - CareBear36 - LibraryThing

Interesting book. This is an easy read and Ibbotson's writing is very well done. The only hesitation I have about this book is its premise kind of gives me the creeps. It is about a group of women who ... Read full review

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User Review  - AMQS - LibraryThing

"Kidnapping children is never a good idea. All the same, sometimes it has to be done." Eva Ibbotson is always a good choice for a read aloud, and we definitely enjoyed this one. A blurb on the back of ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Eva Ibbotson lives in Newcastle upon Tyne and has four grown-up children. She has written ten other books for children, which have been translated into many languages. She has won several major awards for her work, and two major movies based on her books are currently in development.

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