Journey to the River Sea

Eva Ibbotson

Ages 9-12
4.16 based on 16 ratings & 2 reviews on Goodreads.com

2001 Nominee

Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award

2002 Nominee

Whitbread Children's Book Award

2001 Nominee

The CILIP Carnegie Medal

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25 August 2016
9781509832255
320 pages
Synopsis

It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at thirteen, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences in Journey to the River Sea, Eva Ibbotson's highly colourful, joyous adventure.