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The Abominables

(2012)
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A hundred years ago, in the Himalayan peaks of Nanvi Dar, the daughter of an English earl is kidnapped by a huge hairy monster. In a secret valley Agatha Farlingham is introduced to a family of motherless yetis and devotes her life to their upbringing. She teaches them to speak, tells them stories and insists on polite manners. But as the decades pass, tourists come to the mountains, a hotel is built and yeti-hunters arrive. Agatha knows that there is one place in the world where they would be protected - her ancestral home at Farley Towers. When a boy and his sister stumble upon her hidden valley, she knows she has found the courageous people who will carry out her plan The excited yetis are smuggled into the bridal suite at the hotel. A freezer lorry is waiting to put them into semi-hibernation on the long trip home. But the baby yak that has fallen in love with the youngest yeti foils the refrigeration plan and they set off on a hugely entertaining road trip half way across the world. In the Sultan of Aslerfan's kingdom the yetis release all the animals from his zoo. In the Alps they rescue a lost child in a blizzard. In Spain, the yak creates chaos at a bullfight. But when they arrive in England, a terrible shock awaits them at Farley ...

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4197-0789-2 / 978-1-4197-0789-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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July 2012 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4071-3297-0 / 978-1-4071-3297-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books
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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4197-1215-2 / 978-1-4197-1215-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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May 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4071-3302-0 / 978-1-4071-3302-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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August 2012 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2012 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4712-0376-X / 978-1-4712-0376-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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2012 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4906-2095-8 / 978-1-4906-2095-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Amulet Books
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July 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Abominables
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Scholastic Fiction
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