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The Abominables

By Eva author Ibbotson

Renowned literary great Eva Ibbotson delivers a final novel in her classic, much-loved style. A previously unpublished work from this favorite author,áThe Abominablesáfollows a family of yetis who are forced, by tourism, to leave their home in the Himalayas and make their way across Europe to a possible new home. Siblings Con and Ellen shepherd the yetis along their eventful journey, with the help of Perry, a good-natured truck driver. Through a mountain rescue in the Alps and a bullfight in Spain, the yetis at last find their way to an ancestral estate in Englandùonly to come upon a club of voracious hunters who have set their sights on the most exotic prey of all: the Abominable Snowmen. Briskly funny and full of incident,áThe Abominablesáis vintage Ibbotson. With unforgettable characters and thoughtful messages about the environment and advocacy, itÆs a generous last gift to her many devoted fans.

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781419707896


Format: Book
Author: Ibbotson, Eva author
Summary: A century after a yeti captures Lady Agatha Farlingham and takes her to a hidden valley to raise his motherless children, tourism threatens their peaceful existence and young Con and Ellen take these educated and civilized yetis across Europe to Lady Agatha's home in England.
Title: The abominables / Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Fiona Robinson.
Publisher Date: New York : Amulet Books, 2013.
Subject: Yeti -- Juvenile fiction. Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 9781419707896 (hardback) 1419707892 (hardback)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 6
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: C Ibbotson
Oclc: 826293865
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Bib Id: 455219

Format: Book
Author: Ibbotson, Eva author.
Summary: A century after a yeti captures Lady Agatha Farlingham and takes her to a hidden valley to raise his motherless children, tourism threatens their peaceful existence and young Con and Ellen take these educated and civilized yetis across Europe to Lady Agatha's home in England.
Title: The abominables / Eva Ibbotson ; illustrated by Fiona Robinson.
Publisher, Date: New York : Amulet Books, 2013.
Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Subjects: Yeti -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Robinson, Fiona, 1965- illustrator.
LCCN: 2013005159
ISBN: 9781419707896 (hardback)
ISBN: 1419707892 (hardback)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 6
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: C Ibbotson