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The Secret of Platform 13: 25th Anniversary Illustrated Edition

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Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 3rd 2019 by Macmillan Children's Books
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The book reportedly behind the inspiration for Platform 9 and 3/4s in Harry Potter!

"Under Platform 13 at King’s Cross Station there is a secret door that leads to a magical island …

It appears only once every nine years. And when it opens, four mysterious figures step into the streets of London. A wizard, an ogre, a fey and a young hag have come to find the prince of their kingdom, stolen as a baby nine years before.

But the prince has become a horrible rich boy called Raymond Trottle, who doesn’t
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Eva Ibbotson (born Maria Charlotte Michelle Wiesner) was a British novelist specializing in romance and children's fantasy.

She was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1925. When Hitler came into power, her family moved to England. She attended Bedford College, graduating in 1945; Cambridge University from 1946-47; and the University of Durham, from which she graduated with a diploma in education in 1965.