Eva's Journey

Eva's Journey

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Eva is the girl with everything. Her parents throw her lavish parties in their luxury home, and her friends admire her designer clothes and manicured nails. But Eva’s world is turned upside down when her father loses his job.

Paperback: €8.99
Paperback: 272 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9781847172242

E-Book (ePub): €3.50
Also available as an E-Book (ePub)
ISBN: 9781847173737

Series: The Eva Series

Rich, spoilt, high-maintenance Eva Gordon likes fancy, sophisticated things so when her parents sell their sell their holiday home and their expensive car Eva can’t understand why.

But when Eva’s dad loses his job and she has to move house and change schools, she realises life has changed for good. She’s determined to hate her new life, until a chance visit to a fortune teller gives her the idea that doing good may help her to get her old life back. Eva (with the help of her friend Victoria) starts to help all around her, whether they want it or not!

The story of Eva’s Journey from spoilt princess to pretty cool girl!

Judi Curtin

Judi Curtin is the best-selling author of the ‘Alice and Megan’ series, the 'Eva' series and the 'Time After Time' series, about Beth and Molly, accidental time-travelling best friends. Judi won the Children's Book of the Year (Senior) at the Irish Book Awards in 2017 for Stand By Me. Her current series, about Lily, is set in the famous Lissadell House in Co Sligo.

Woody Fox

Woody Fox has been a children’s illustrator for 30 years specialising in all things animal related and anything funny. He’s worked for most of the major publishers in Britain as well as many abroad and also had successful cards ranges and clothes designs.

He also has been a willow sculptor for the last 12 years, again specialising in animals which are his passion: you can see his scuptures at www.woodyfoxwillow.co.uk. He lives in Devon, England with his partner and two black cats  surrounded by trees and wonderful wildlife.

'makes you want to read more, and I could never put it down'


'a charming, topical story about what really matters in life'



The Farmers Journal

'Eight to 10-year-olds can really take off into the worlds of their imaginations, and, in this age group, fiction really comes into its own. An author with a huge following is, of course, Judi Curtin, whose Eva's Journey, her first book after the Alice an

Sunday Independent

'another cracker about friends and family from Limerick’s writing legend'

Irish Independent

'I think this is one of Judi’s best books yet ... I finished it in under a day, it was so good ... Overall I thought the book was fantastic ... Fabulous book, everyone should read it.'

Bookster Reviews

'Clear text, plenty of lively dialogue and lots of genuinely funny moments make for a very enjoyable read. It should provide heartwarming inspiration for many a ten-to-twelve-year-old girl.'

Books Ireland

'After only a few sugar-loaded pages, the reader is just longing for the smile to be wiped off her (Eva’s) professionally painted lips - just to get her taken down a peg or two. And the reader is not disappointed.'

Books Ireland

'This is a refreshing kind of book and would give children the idea to make the best of what you have got. It’s an "always look on the bright side of life" kind of book!'

InTouch Magazine

'a book that is very relevant to the times we now live in'

InTouch Magazine

'a great book ... I recommend it for ages 9 and up'

Inis Magazine

'an exciting and enjoyable storyline ... an interesting and enticing read'

Girl's Thoughts

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

  • Download Teaching Guides: Summary and discussion points for three Eva books by Peter Heaney

Rights Held: World, all languages
Rights Sold: Catalan, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, World

Also by Judi Curtin:

Alice and Megan Series
Alice Again
Alice in the Middle
Don't Ask Alice
Bonjour Alice
Alice to the Rescue

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Also by Woody Fox:

Alice and Megan Series
Alice Again
Alice in the Middle
Don't Ask Alice
Bonjour Alice
Ed's Bed

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