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The Secret of Platform 13
By Sue Porter (illustrator) and Eva Ibbotson
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date November 1, 1999
Pages 231
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780141302867
ISBN-10 0141302860
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Cornelius the wizard, Gurkintrude the fey, Hans the ogre, and Odge Gribble the hag only have nine days to search London, locate the kidnapped prince, and return him to the Island before the passageway to their magical kingdom will close, and they will not be able to return for nine years. Reissue.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780786230747
 
With Sue Porter (other contributor) | Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (February 1, 2001)
9780786230747 | details & prices | 250 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.90 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Odge Gribble, a young hag, joins an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on a journey from their magical island kingdom to London through a tunnel which opens every nine years for nine days, to try and rescue the young prince who had been stolen asan infant nine years before.
With Sue Porter (other contributor) | from Dutton Childrens Books (March 1, 1998)
9780525459293 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.85 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Odge Gribble, a young hag, joins an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on a journey from their magical island kingdom to London through a tunnel which opens every nine years for nine days, to try and rescue the young prince who had been stolen asan infant nine years before.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780141302867 Book cover for 9780141311920 Book cover for 9780330337489
 
from Puffin (June 1, 2001); titled "Secret of Platform 13"
9780141311920 | details & prices | List price $2.99
About: Under Platform 13 at King's Cross Station there is a secret door that leads to a magical island .
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With Sue Porter (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Puffin (November 1, 1999)
9780141302867 | details & prices | 231 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Cornelius the wizard, Gurkintrude the fey, Hans the ogre, and Odge Gribble the hag only have nine days to search London, locate the kidnapped prince, and return him to the Island before the passageway to their magical kingdom will close, and they will not be able to return for nine years
With Sue Porter (other contributor) | from Macmillan Pub Ltd (June 1, 1997)
9780330337489 | details & prices | 217 pages | 4.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.25 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Cornelius the wizard, Gurkintrude the fey, Hans the ogre, and Odge Gribble the hag only have nine days to search London, locate the kidnapped prince, and return him to the Island before the passageway to their magical kingdom will close, and they will not be able to return for nine years
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780745125008
 
With Angela Thorne (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Chivers Audio Books (September 1, 1995)
9780745125008 | details & prices | 5.75 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.45 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Odge Gribble, a young hag, joins an old wizard, a gentle fey, and a giant ogre on a journey from their magical island kingdom to London through a tunnel which opens every nine years for nine days, to try and rescue the young prince who had been stolen asan infant nine years before.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613230322
 
With Sue Porter (other contributor) | from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613230322 | details & prices | 4.75 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.20
About: Cornelius the wizard, Gurkintrude the fey, Hans the ogre, and Odge Gribble the hag only have nine days to search London, locate the kidnapped prince, and return him to the Island before the passageway to their magical kingdom will close, and they will not be able to return for nine years

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