Toby Ibbotson is the eldest son of award-winning author Eva Ibbotson, whose novel, The Abominables, he edited with her first publisher, Marion Lloyd, after his mother's death. Mountwood School for Ghosts is his debut novel, and is based on an idea conceived with Eva, and planned out in detail by the two of them before her death. Containing all the warmth, humour and spark of Eva's novels for younger readers, Mountwood School for Ghosts marks Toby out as an exciting new storytelling talent in the children's book world. He lives in Sweden with his family and writes whenever he can.
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