The descriptions of Vienna (where the author herself grew up in) are spectacular. Book Review: The Star of Kazan. AmberBurst, 22 February 2015 amazing book. I used to love Eva Ibbotson, and this is definitely her best book.. By far.

Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews. The plot is fantastic, it's mysterious, but it makes sense, and you can understand it. Reviewer otter wrote: Best. Books for Keeps is an independent magazine about children’s books, with thousands of reviews, articles and news from the industry. Home; Latest Issue; Past Issues; Authors & Artists; Articles; Reviews ; News; Forums; Search; The Star of Kazan. It is almost like a character itself. T he Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson makes your heart beat faster than a mouse's heartbeat. Review: The Star of Kazan. Eva Ibbotson, Author, Kevin Hawkes, Illustrator, illus. I've found with many books that the more mysterious plots are hard to understand, and are really unrealistic, but Eva Ibbotson has found a balance between mystery and the reader's understanding which is really hard to do. Review: "The Star of Kazan" by Eva Ibbotson As a baby, Annika was abandoned in a mountain chapel. I loved the sound of Vienna and want to go there now I have read this book.

Holly’s review: The story has a lot of mystery and is exciting. The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson is a young adult novel. EVER!!! Annika was found in a church one day by two servants. The plot is fantastic, it's mysterious, but it makes sense, and you can understand it. Annika is very much like the other children in her neighborhood in Vienna except that she does not celebrate her birthday. But she always dreams that her real mother will come find her. It’s one of the books that still stick with me after so many years, and it’s the book that made me an Ibbotson fan. Author: Eva Ibbotson. Twelve-year-old Annika has never known her parents, but she has grown up surrounded by the love of her kind guardians. The Star of Kazan is a book that can make you laugh, and more importantly a book that can make you cry - and that, in my opinion, is its greatest achievement.
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The descriptions of Vienna (where the author herself grew up in) are spectacular. The Star of Kazan is my favourite book my Eva Ibbotson. Eva Ibbotson Booklist Eva Ibbotson Message Board. The other characters are written very well and Eva Ibbotson gives them good personalities. Eva Ibbotson, The Star of Kazan. Book Review: The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson Enchanting and imaginative, The Star of Kazan is one of those rare books that I love because of how beautifully written it is. They all served a purpose but I felt it took too long to get to the point and my attention started to wonder. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Star of Kazan; Abandoned at birth, 12-year-old Annika has been raised as a servant in the Viennese home of three quirky- … View; Rearrange; Digital version – browse, print or download. by Kevin Hawkes.Dutton $17 (405p) ISBN 978-0-525-47347-3 Glad to see that people still read the book even though it classified as a children’s book. Then, one day, her dream comes true. The Star of Kazan follows Annika, a peasant in Vienna, through her journeys and adventures from rags to riches. The Star of Kazan is my favourite book my Eva Ibbotson. Book. Published: 2004. August 9, 2018 August 8, 2018. Ibbotson, master of the "poor orphan makes good" tale, offers another eminently satisfying example, this one wrapped in a valentine to Vienna, the author's natal city. Eva Ibbotson Illustrator: Kevin Hawkes Fiction For ages 12 and up Penguin, 2004 ISBN: 978-0525473473. The Star of Kazan Book Summary and Study Guide. Instead, she celebrates her Found Day. Children's books The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson - review 'If I had to describe this book in three words they would be exciting, original and thought-provoking' The Star of Kazan received rave reviews at a wonderful conference I attended, which was presented by a librarian who had served on the Newberry committee. At first I thought this book would have been pretty predictable but as I got nearer to the middle or the climax, it got more and more exciting. Click here! You know, the Star of Kazan was my first book by Eva Ibbotson. She makes you feel like you are really there. The Star of Kazan is a book that can make you laugh, and more importantly a book that can make you cry - and that, in my opinion, is its greatest achievement. Purchase on .