Journey to the River Sea (Prebound)

By Eva Ibbotson, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)

Perfection Learning, 9780756915520, 298pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/13/2003)
Hardcover (1/7/2002)

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Description

Accompanied by Miss Minton, a fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon, expecting curtains of orchids, brightly colored macaws, and a loving family. But what she finds is an evil-tempered aunt and uncle and their spoiled daughters. It is only when she is swept up in a mystery involving a young Indian boy, a homesick child actor, and a missing inheritance that Maia lands in the middle of the Amazon adventure she's dreamed of. Readers of every generation will treasure Ibbotson's lush historical adventure that harkens back to the beloved classics of Frances Hodgson Burnett and Louisa May Alcott.