Aunt Maria by Diana Wynne Jones

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9584742M
ISBN 100606296808
ISBN 109780606296809

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Although the book is written for young readers, I'm an adult and I loved it. I'm a big fan of Diana Wynne Jones, This story starts out as a girl's tale of a seemingly never-ending visit, with her mother and brother, to stay with the horribly passive aggressive and controlling Aunt Maria after the loss of her father, but gradually blends in fantasy elements including magic and time travel/5(17).

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Aunt Maria. [Diana Wynne Jones] -- While visiting and caring for Great-Aunt Maria, Mig and Chris discover that their "helpless" relative has frightening powers.

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Could gentle, civilized Aunt Maria, with her talk and daily tea parties, possibly have anything to do with it. Diana Wynne Jones once again has created a fantastic, magical world. Her brilliant storytelling and wonderful sense of humor totally involve the reader in the lives of a lovable young heroine and a villainess readers will love to hate.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Aunt Maria by Diana Wynne Jones; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Great-aunts, Magic.

Marie Kessler () was Kelly Burkhardt's sister and Nick Burkhardt's aunt. She was also a Grimm. According to Monroe, in her youth, Marie had a bloody reputation in the Wesen world.

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