cover image ISLAND OF THE AUNTS

ISLAND OF THE AUNTS

Eva Ibbotson, Author, Kevin Hawkes, Illustrator , illus. by Kevin Hawkes. Puffin $5.99 (281p) ISBN 978-0-14-230049-7

Three aging aunts who need help caring for their magical animals resort to kidnapping suitable candidates. PW wrote, "The author's exquisite sense of humor plus an imaginative and memorable cast of characters make this a rollicking escapade." Ages 8-12. (Oct.)