Obituary: Eva Ibbotson

Author Eva Ibbotson (b.Maria Charlotte Michelle Wiesner 1925) died on October 20. Ibbotson published her first novel, The Great Ghost Rescue in 1975 and went on to publish The Secret of Platform 13, The Star of Kazan, and The Beasts of Clawstone Castle. She won the Nestle Smartie Award in 2001 for her novel Journey to the River Sea.