Ibbotson, E: The Abominables
Paperback edition of Eva Ibbotson's modern classic which has recently been acquired by Aardman Animations to be made into a major motion picture. When Agatha Farlingham is kidnapped by a yeti on a mountain in Tibet, she soon discovers that the Yeti is far from dangerous and that he could actually do with her help... So she hatches a plan to save them from the modern world by sending them on a top-secret journey. But first she must teach them some manners... A rollicking read from the extraordinary imagination of the author of "One Dog & His Boy". Ages: 8+
Eva Ibbotson has long been a favorite of both children and adult readers on both sides of the Atlantic. Her novels include "The Secret of Platform 13," "Which Witch?," "The Great Ghost Rescue," "Island of the Aunt," "Dial-a-Ghost," and "Journey to the River Sea," which won the Smarties Prize. She died in 2010, in her home in Newcastle, England.