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The Star of Kazan - Eva Ibbotson, Kevin Hawkes
The Star of Kazan
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After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, a woman claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany.
After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, a woman claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142405826 (0142405825)
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 The Star of Kazan
Oh my! I loved this just as much as I did the last time I read it! Such a sweet story and just the ending you are hoping for. Also, this book has the Spanish Riding School and the Lippizaner stallions in it. What more could a girl ask for. I hope my nieces like it as much as me.
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
3.0
Annika lives in Vienna, in the household of three professors, where’s she being raised by the two servants who found her in a church when she was just a few days old. Although she is very happy in her life and loves the professors as well as Ellie and Sigrid, the servants who found her, Annika has d...
The Cheap Reader
The Cheap Reader rated it
4.0 The Star of Kazan
I picked this book up knowing absolutely nothing about it. I was scrounging the tables at a library book sale, glanced briefly at the summary, and threw it in my bag because it sounded vaguely interesting. I had no idea how much of a treat I was in for! This book is incredibly charming and sweet. No...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
4.0
by Eva IbbotsonOpening line: “Ellie had gone into the church because of her feet.”When Ellie goes into the church, she discovers a baby left behind by its mother. The baby is named Annika and taken back to Vienna, where she grows up in the house of three professorial siblings.It’s a charming story, ...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
3.5 starsThis is just a fun, very enjoyable tale of an foundling child, Annika, who was taken in by Sigrid and Ellie, the servants of a trio of professors in Vienna. She has a happy life there with her adopted mother Ellie, her "aunt" and "uncles", and her many friends throughout the town. She daydr...
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