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I got this book in a three-part set (The star of Kazan and Journey to the River sea) for my tenth birthday, and I didn’t read them until more than a year later. It’s the best book ever! It’s funny, powerful and moving, and surprising-I could not believe the plot twist in the middle! I would definitely recommend it! :)
24 March 2020
An amazing book it kept me entertained
24 February 2017
This sounds like a VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY exciting book. I bet I’m gonna LOVE it!!!!
19 October 2013
An enchanting story full of warmth and adventure.
8 March 2013
Oh my what a book!!!
I can’t describe it!!!
7 February 2012
brilliant! raed it twice already, just got it from the library going to read it again!
another classic tale by Eva, love love love love love it!
8 October 2011
This book is really fascinating and the author has used good use of adjectives. This book is a wonderful rich adventure story and some parts made me emotional.
17 January 2011
This is a truly AMAZING book. I recommend this book to 11+ year olds as it is sad and moving. For example, the king is assasinated by a Nazi. The first hundred pages are just a build up for the plot so that part can be slightly boring but after that the book is so cleverly weaven together it makes you feel really good that you bought it.
24 July 2010
i lovvvvvve this book it is brill
7 July 2010
I love Eva Ibbotson, she puts SO much description into her books. If you have read this book, try, Journey to the River sea. This is also by Eva Ibbotson!
5 April 2010
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