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By Eva Ibbotson

A forgotten door on an deserted railway platform is the doorway to a paranormal kingdom--an island the place people reside fortunately with mermaids, ogres, and different impressive creatures. rigorously hidden from the area, the Island is just available whilst the door opens for 9 days each 9 years. while the beastly Mrs. Trottle kidnaps the Island's younger prince, it truly is as much as a wierd band of rescuers to save lots of him. yet can the rescuers--an ogre, a hag, a wizard, and a fey--sneak round London disregarded? enthusiasts of Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, and E. Nesbit will relish this comedian fable.

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