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The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson has been one of my daughter’s favorite books since she read it upteen years ago. It was one of mine too, but I forgot why until she suggested I read it again. So I did…in a day. I’m not going to tell you the story. Many of you already know it. But if you don’t, it’s populated with wizards and hags and witches, mermaids and ogres and “wonderful creatures called mistmakers”.

Eva Ibbotson has captured a world we’d all love to live in. The Secret of Platform 13 is a delight for all ages.

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