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The Abominables

A classic from beloved author Eva Ibbotson – now with a brand-new cover from Jamie Littler. How do you smuggle a family of yetis from Tibet to England?

When Agatha Farlingham is kidnapped by a yeti on a mountain in Tibet, she soon discovers that the hairy monster is clever and noble. His children are in danger from the modern world and he needs her help. She sends them on a top-secret journey to England and the safety of her ancestral home. But first she must teach them some manners. . .

A rollicking adventure from the extraordinary imagination of one of Britain’s most beloved storytellers.

Our Review Panel says...

Another novel on the theme of mountains, but this one is a more light-hearted choice, popular with lower KS2. Full of humour and imagination, this laugh-out-loud book tells the story of a young woman who is kidnapped by the Yetis of the Himalayan Mountains and given the tasks of bringing up their unruly children. Although this book is very funny, it also carries a strong message about caring for our planet.

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