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A Song for Summer

(1997)
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In a fragile world on the brink of World War II, lovely young Englishwoman Ellen Carr takes a job as a housemother at an unorthodox boarding school in Vienna that specializes in music, drama, and dance. Ellen simply wants to cook beautiful food in the homeland of her surrogate grandmother, who had enchanted her with stories of growing up in the countryside of Austria. What she finds when she reaches the Hallendorf School in Vienna is a world that is magically unconventional - and completely out of control. The children are delightful, but wild; the teachers are beleaguered and at their wits' end; and the buildings are a shambles. In short, the whole place is in desperate need of Ellen's attention. Ellen seems to have been born to nurture all of Hallendorf; soon everyone from Leon the lonely young musical prodigy to harassed headmaster Mr. Bennet to Marek the mysterious groundsman depends on Ellen for - well, everything. And in providing all of them with whatever they need, especially Marek, for whom she develops a special attachment, Ellen is happier than she's ever been...

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Hardback Editions

November 1998 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Song for Summer (Charnwood Library)
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-7089-9041-X / 978-0-7089-9041-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood (Large Print)
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April 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-312-18181-7 / 978-0-312-18181-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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September 1997 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Song For Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-7126-7809-3 / 978-0-7126-7809-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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September 1997 : UK Hardback

Title: Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-09-925862-5 / 978-0-09-925862-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Bks.
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 1-4472-8004-0 / 978-1-4472-8004-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-330-44498-0 / 978-0-330-44498-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-14-240866-2 / 978-0-14-240866-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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September 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Song For Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-09-925686-X / 978-0-09-925686-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

June 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
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June 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-230-73587-8 / 978-0-230-73587-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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November 1998 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Song for Summer: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
ISBN: 0-7540-0229-2 / 978-0-7540-0229-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Song for Summer
Author(s): Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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