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Tamarind & the Star of Ishta
Jasbinder Bilan


Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
ISBN: 9781913322175
Published: 20200903
Price: £6.99


Synopsis:
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




 
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