The Acrobats of Agra (Paperback)Robin Scott-Elliot (author)
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Drawing from the true story of a French circus that vanished amidst the Indian Rebellion of 1857, this heartfelt tale of friendship, bravery and good will charts the journey of three orphans through the forests of India, on a quest to save Tonton the Tiger.
Agra 1857, the Indian rebellion. Three children are trying to make their way through a country at war with a circus tiger in search of safety.
Jacques is a boy acrobat who has lost his circus; Beatrice ( Bea) and Ping are both orphans. United by a deep friendship and their desire to save Tonton the tiger, find Bea's lost brother and Kamal the fire-eater, they set out on a wild and dangerous journey. Will they make it?
A magical tale based on the true story of a lost French circus during the Indian rebellion.
Publisher: Everything with Words
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
Praise for The Tzar's Curious Runaways:
'A brilliantly suspenseful novel, which should have even the most reluctant reader eager to reach the next cliff-edge.' - The Telegraph, Best Children's Books of 2019
'Historical fiction at its best.' - The Reading Zone
'A gripping and suspenseful story.' - Get Kids into Books
'A truly enchanting and exceptional debut with all the callings of a contemporary classic.' - Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher
'A Magical tale.' - The Book Trust
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