Tiger Skin Rug (Paperback)Joan Haig (author)
FOREWORD INDIES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS WINNER
NOMINATED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2021
An old promise. A mysterious tiger. A Magical adventure.
Lal and his brother Dilip miss home. They don't like drizzle, midges, or the tiger skin rug in their creepy new house. All they want is to leave Scotland and go back to India. But that's before they make friends with Jenny, and before the tiger comes back to life...
The tiger tells them it will take them home in return for their help: it cannot rest until it fulfils an old promise. Can Lal, Dilip and Jenny help it on its quest? Who is trying to stop them? And will they get back home?
Fly into the night with this fabulous tale of adventure, friendship and what it means to find home.
Publisher: Cranachan Publishing Limited
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 192 g
Dimensions: 195 x 130 x 15 mm
'Tiger Skin Rug is such a charming story, full of magic, hope and friendship. It will fly (like a tiger) off the shelves'. - Melvin Burgess
'A beautifully written tale of magic and adventure, with highly relatable characters whose diverse cultures are skilfully woven together in a wonderfully imaginative plot.' - Victoria Williamson
'Tiger Skin Rug is beautifully written and shimmers with magic. Be transported on a thrilling adventure to the vividly evoked slums and palaces of India'. - Lindsay Littleson
'Spellbinding. Thrilling. Heartwarming. I devoured it in one gulp.' - Jenni Spangler
'A warm, endearing and mesmerising brand of magic is guaranteed to cast a spell over young readers in this enchanting tale of friendship and family.' - Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Post
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“A magical, wild adventure”
Lal and his little brother Dilip have moved with their family from India to Scotland - and it's not what they're used to. The weather, for a start, with its constant drizzle. They're homesick; Lal... More
“A roaring good tale”
A fun, quick read with the feel of a classic children's adventure but with wonderful modern characters. Homesick brothers Lal and Dilip, and new friend Jenny go on a magical journey from Scotland to London to... More
What a fantastic novel. Fast paced with twists and turns galore. Absolutely loved the ending, really satisfying!
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