Eva Ibbotson

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Eva Ibbotson : biography

21 January 1925 – 20 October 2010
  • The Haunting of Hiram C. Hopgood was adapted by Gail Gilchriest.

. Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration. Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

  • The bestselling drama The Morning Gift is being developed as a film.

Published works

German language

These translations were published as small books in Switzerland (Zurich: Verlag die Arche).

  • Der Weihnachtskarpfen (1967) (The Christmas Carp; orig. The great carp Ferdinand)
  • Am Weihnachtsabend (1968) (On Christmas Eve; orig. A child this day is born)
  • In den Sternen stand es geschrieben (1971) (In the stars it was written; orig. The stars that tried)

Children’s fiction

  • The Great Ghost Rescue (1975)
  • Which Witch? (1979)
  • The Worm & the Toffee Nosed Princess (1983)
  • The Haunting of Hiram C. Hopgood (1987); later, The Haunting of Hiram (1988) and The Haunting of Granite Falls (2004)
  • Not Just a Witch (1989)
  • The Secret of Platform 13 (1994)
  • Dial-a-Ghost (1996)
  • Monster Mission (1999); later, and in the U.S., Island of the Aunts
  • Journey to the River Sea (2001)
  • The Star of Kazan (2004)
  • The Beasts of Clawstone Castle (2005)
  • The Haunting of Hiram (2008)
  • The Dragonfly Pool (2008)
  • The Ogre of Oglefort (2010)
  • One Dog and his Boy (2010)
  • The Abominables (London: Marion Lloyd Books, 2012, ISBN 97814071392976), published posthumously

Adult and young adult fiction

  • A Countess Below Stairs (1981); later, The Secret Countess (2007)
  • Magic Flutes (1982); later, The Reluctant Heiress (2009)
  • A Glove Shop in Vienna and other Stories (1984), a collection
  • A Company of Swans (1985)
  • Madensky Square (1988)
  • The Morning Gift (1993)
  • A Song for Summer (1997)