Journey into the East with Whitbread Award-winning Jamila Gavin in this historical adventure for junior readers.Filippo, a twelve-year-old Venetian boy, has never known his father - the renowned jeweler who created the famous 'Ocean of the Moon' diamond.
When a mysterious visitor from Hindustan claims that the jeweler is being held for ransom by kidnappers in Afghanistan, Filippo sets off on a treacherous journey through Asia, encountering bandits, warlords and greedy shahs, all with one aim in common: to find and claim the precious diamond.
But Filippo has a secret of his own; and on this journey, he can trust no one.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/03/2010
- Category: Adventure
- ISBN: 9781406319811