The Lost Island of Tamarind Paperback
by Nadia Aguiar
Part of the Tamarind series
Three children. Alone on the ocean waves, after a fierce storm throws their parents from the Pamela Jane into the icy waters below.
Maya, Simon and Penny now face a wild rescue adventure that will lead them to a truly magical place...Imagine an island with green mountains looming over pink sandy beaches and tide pools lit by the moon.
An island with the darkest of secrets, where pirates lurk and jaguars roam - and a precious stone holds a power that is both wondrous and terrifying.
This is where the children must go. No one from the Outside has escaped the island before.
Danger is everywhere. But they can't turn back now. Could you? The first in a magical trilogy about the mysterious island of Tamarind.
Narnia meets Neverland for a new generation! This magical adventure story is perfect for girls and boys aged 9-12.
It is a magical debut from a wonderful new writer; it includes sleeping jaguars, menacing pirates, singing mermaids and a tropical island setting...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/01/2009
- Category: Adventure
- ISBN: 9780141323862
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Review by Leov
When the yacht, Pamela Jane, is swamped and Maya, Simon and baby Penny's parents are washed overboard, the children head to land to raise the alarm. Instead they are swept by strange currents to the island of Tamarind. Intending to find their parents the children meet strange people and creatures unlike anything they have encountered before. An exciting adventure, the first in an intriguing and captivating series by Nadia Aguiar with an accompanying website.