Tyger (Hardback)SF Said (author), Dave McKean (illustrator)
From the acclaimed author of Varjak Paw comes a compelling story of a world on the brink of destruction and the magical animal discovered in a London rubbish dump that might just be able to save it.
Winner of The British Book Awards 2023 Children's Fiction Book of the Year
'There are three doors that I may show you. You will find a different kind of power behind each one...'
Adam has found something incredible in a rubbish dump in London. A mysterious, mythical, magical animal. A tyger. And the tyger is in danger.
Adam and his friend Zadie are determined to help, but it isn't just the tyger's life at stake. Their whole world is on the verge of destruction. Can they learn to use their powers before it's too late?
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 407 g
Dimensions: 214 x 144 x 29 mm
'You wait years and years for a masterpiece and then one comes along' - Frank Cottrell-Boyce
'Next level excellent. This book is a gem' - Malorie Blackman
'A simple thrilling tale of a boy and a girl and a Tyger. A triumph!' - Jacqueline Wilson
'An out-and-out masterpiece' - Piers Torday
'Breathtaking, heartbreakingly and achingly beautiful. Perfection' - Sophie Anderson
'A masterpiece of a story: beautiful, brilliant, perfect!' - Peter Bunzl
'A timeless classic' - Sita Brahmachari
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A mesmerising story of magic, mythology, and how no one is too small to have the power to make a difference.
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“A book that complements Vajak Paw and Outlaw – different, but another stupendous title.”
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