From the author of the Costa Award-winning Asha & the Spirit
Bird comes a breathtaking, magical adventure ...
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 ...
FOR ASHA & THE SPIRIT BIRD
debut novel' Guardian
'A vivid adventure'
'... the final ending is as perfect as
any fairy tale.' BookTrust