The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson audiobook

The Dragonfly Pool

By Eva Ibbotson
Read by Patricia Connolly

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10.01 Hours 1
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New York Times best-selling author Eva Ibbotson based much of this enthralling tale on her own experiences at boarding school. In The Dragonfly Pool, in 1939 Europe, Tally is apprehensive about attending Delderton, for she has many fears about boarding school. But Delderton proves to be a wonderful place after all, even allowing her to form her own dance troupe. She also makes fast friends with Karil, a crown prince. But then Karil's father is assassinated, and Tally vows to help her friend escape from the Nazis.

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New York Times best-selling author Eva Ibbotson based much of this enthralling tale on her own experiences at boarding school. In The Dragonfly Pool, in 1939 Europe, Tally is apprehensive about attending Delderton, for she has many fears about boarding school. But Delderton proves to be a wonderful place after all, even allowing her to form her own dance troupe. She also makes fast friends with Karil, a crown prince. But then Karil's father is assassinated, and Tally vows to help her friend escape from the Nazis.

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Editorial Reviews

“Ibbotson treats most issues with a wise, subtle, and humorous touch; her writing is sublime.” School Library Journal (starred review)

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Author Bio: Eva Ibbotson

Author Bio: Eva Ibbotson

Eva Ibbotson (1925–2010) was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fled to England and she was sent to boarding school. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels have been published around the world. Her books have won and been shortlisted for many prizes.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 10.01
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English