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I read this book with my 8-year old daughter, and we both enjoyed it thoroughly!
Well, the aunts were getting on in age and decided they needed someone who would love and care for the island like they did.
This story is sweet and hilarious, dripping with suspense, full of imagination and memorable characters.
I read this book many years ago as a 9 year old and I hated it, couldn't even finish it. I recently started college and I decided to re-visit it to see if it was really as bad as I... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lauren Trenkamp
On of my most favorite books, I actually know the illustrator. I was very disappointed that the book arrived with a different cover picture than the one shown, by a completely... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rachel Sutton
Ibbotson's books are really predictable, right down to the twist endings; you knew the kids who were originally kidnapped to work on the island would eventually learn to love it... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Swank Ivy
This is one of three books previously sold as a trilogy, although each story stands alone. In Island... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Vicki A. Small
I actually bought this book slightly damaged in a sale at my local library because I thought the title was cute. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Sophie
Wrong. The author has a lovely sense of humor. I heard myself laugh aloud. I spent a week in bed with a cold. I like to read biographies by way of learning history. Read morePublished on February 5, 2013 by Dorothy Robinson
I read this book with my 8-year old daughter, and we both enjoyed it thoroughly! On an isolated island off the coast of England, three "aunts" (aka, old women) take care of injured... Read morePublished on November 17, 2012 by J. Kuntze
Let the reader know at the outset that I am a Christian, I homeschool my children, and that my review is written for parents like me who are concerned with finding quality... Read morePublished on September 14, 2011 by M. Santos
I am not going to go over the plot as so many have already done so. I initially read this book on my own, but last year read it to my fifth graders, a fairly picky lot. Read morePublished on April 14, 2011 by Book Lover