The Girl Who Stole an Elephant (Paperback)Nizrana Farook (author)
- 10+ in stock
Pitching readers into the heart of a vibrantly evoked landscape that lives and breathes from the page, The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is an adventure full of heart and courage from a dazzling new voice.
Longlisted for the Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize 2021
Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for January 2020
Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk. Will stealing the queen's jewels be the beginning or the end of everything for the intrepid gang?
With cover illustration by David Dean.
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 223 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
'Richly atmospheric, full of colour and passion.' - The Mail
You may also be interested in...
“Never work with children or animals...because they always win your hearts!”
Stealing from the rich to take care of the poor, borrowing the king’s elephant to escape, and making friends (eventually!) with a girl from a different religion, our heroine Chaya and her best friend Neel accidentally... More
“Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' meets Katherine Rundell's 'The Good Thieves'”
A fantastic debut packed with thievery, trickery, friendship and adventure! What's not to love when animals and children come together! It reminded me of a newfound Robin Hood where our main girl Chaya steals... More
“A proper adventure - saturated with the colours of Sri Lanka. Wonderful.”
Our heroine is a thief. Our hero, an honest boy who would rather Chaya didn't steal - and would certainly have advised her not to steal the Queen's jewels, even if, as she believes, they wouldn't be... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Alternatively, for multiple items you may find it easier to add to basket, then pay online and collect in as little as 2 hours, subject to availability.