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The Dragonfly Pool - Eva Ibbotson
The Dragonfly Pool
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780230704589 (0230704581)
Publisher: MacMillan Children's Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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5.0 Dragonfly Pool
I can't wait for this to come out in May - Amazon UK
NTE rated it
4.0 Dragonfly Pool
There's something about the style in which this book is written that is... comfortingly old-fashioned. I don't just mean that the story is historical fantasy (although it is, set during the run up to, outbreak of, and in the midst of WWII), it's that everything from the characters to the tone of th...
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By Singing Light rated it
Going on a little mini-Ibbotson kick, I went on to The Dragonfly Pool It was a sweet story and very much of a piece with her books for older readers. It didn't quite have the same depth or complexity though, and I missed that. [Feb. 2011]
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
3.5 starsAnother historical novel for children from Ibbotson, this time set pre/during WWII. Gentle and unwaveringly optimistic in its outlook, it reminds me strongly of the novels of Hilda Van Stockum and Constance Savery. The plot is highly predictable, but still one that is enjoyable, with lots o...
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