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The Abominables

The Abominables

Author(s): Eva Ibbotson, Jamie Littler (Illustrator)

Location(s): Tibet

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): N/A

A classic from beloved author Eva Ibbotson – now with a brand-new cover from Jamie Littler.

How do you smuggle a family of yetis from Tibet to England?

When Agatha Farlingham is kidnapped by a yeti on a mountain in Tibet, she soon discovers that the hairy monster is clever and noble. His children are in danger from the modern world and he needs her help. She sends them on a top-secret journey to England and the safety of her ancestral home. But first she must teach them some manners. . .

A rollicking adventure from the extraordinary imagination of one of Britain’s most beloved storytellers.

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