The Island of the Aunts
* * * */ Four Stars
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama, Humor, Suspense, Mystery
In this enchanting novel by Eva Ibbotson, a magical island exists in a hidden part of the sea that houses mystical creatures like mermaids and giant birds. It is taken care of by three old aunts, but they since they aren't getting any younger, they have decided to enlist people to help them in their tasks. And what better believers than children! The aunts travel away from their island and kidnap three children to help them take care of their beloved home and magical friends. What they didn't expect was everything that happened next . . .
This book of splendor and enchantment really captures your attention and draws you into the story itself. If you are looking for a book that will leave you wondering long after it's finished, you will fall in love with this one!