Tamarind & the Star of Ishta (Paperback)Jasbinder Bilan (author)
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From the author of the acclaimed Asha and the Spirit Bird comes another richly evocative tale of hidden identity and gripping adventure set in the heart of the spectacular Himalayas.
From the author of the Costa Award-winning Asha & the Spirit Bird comes a breathtaking, magical adventure ...
Tamarind never knew her Indian mum, Chinty, who died soon after she was born. So when she arrives at her ancestral home, a huge mansion in the Himalayas surrounded by luxuriant gardens, she's full of questions for her extended family. But instead of answers, she finds an ominous silence – and a trickle of intriguing clues: an abandoned hut, a friendly monkey, a glowing star ring, and a strange girl in the garden who calls herself Ishta. Slowly, Tamarind unravels a mystery at the heart of who she is ...
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 198 x 137 x 14 mm
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