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Tamarind & the Star of Ishta, Paperback / softback Book

Tamarind & the Star of Ishta Paperback / softback


From the author of the Costa Award-winning Asha & the Spirit Bird comes a breathtaking, magical adventure ... Tamarind never knew her Indian mum, Chinty, who died soon after she was born.

So when she arrives at her ancestral home, a huge mansion in the Himalayas surrounded by luxuriant gardens, she's full of questions for her extended family.

But instead of answers, she finds an ominous silence - and a trickle of intriguing clues: an abandoned hut, a friendly monkey, a glowing star ring, and a strange girl in the garden who calls herself Ishta.

Slowly, Tamarind unravels a mystery at the heart of who she is ... PRAISE FOR ASHA & THE SPIRIT BIRD'An evocative debut novel' Guardian'A vivid adventure' Observer'... the final ending is as perfect as any fairy tale.' BookTrust


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Mountains
  • ISBN: 9781913322175



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