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Product Description

A fairytale castle is missing its princess. And Tessa means to keep things that way. This beautiful, tiny, dark-eyed princess has fled her royal duties to follow her heart. Now she’s working for nothing backstage at the Viennese opera. Nobody there knows who she is – which is just how Tessa wants it. That is, until a wealthy, handsome Englishman stumbles across this bewitching urchin. What will happen when Tessa’s two lives collide? Sheer escapism at its best.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781447280095

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

March 26th, 2015

Lexile measure

1060L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

For more details see What is a lexile?.

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Eva Ibbotson

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Eva Ibbotson is the award-winning author of many books for children and adults. She has a daughter and three sons, who showed her that children like to read about ghosts, wizards, and witches “because they are just like people but madder and more interesting.”

She was born in Vienna, in Austria, but moved to England with her family when the Nazis came to power. After training to be a physiologist which she didn’t enjoy because she didn’t like doing experiments on animals, Eva got married and had four very nice children.

Her first children’s book, The Great Ghost Rescue was published in 1975, and she is best known for titles like Journey to the River Sea and The Dragonfly Pool. Eva died in 2010, aged 85.

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