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Friday, October 29, 2010

rgz Newsflash: Farewell to Eva Ibbotson

The beloved Eva Ibbotson passed away on October 20th, in her home in Newcastle, England, at age 85. Read SLJ's full report here.

Oh, she brought so much joy to our house! Do you have a favorite Ibbotson book? Eva, we will miss you and treasure your gifts.

Our thoughts are with her friends and family. xox

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