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Product Description: Discover a world of classic tales from India.Come on a journey with renowned storyteller Jamila Gavin as she writes of great floods, legendary romances, and epic battles between good and evil. This new collection of Hindu tales, including the birth of the gods, tales of creation, and the arrival of humans, is illuminated by Amanda Hall's exquisite artwork, which reflects the influence of both classical and contemporary Indian art...read more
By Jamila Gavin and Amanda Hall (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763655648 | Candlewick Pr, September 13, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Discover a world of classic tales from India.

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Product Description: These are three captivating retellings of Hindu tales. Princess Savitri happily leaves the palace to live with her husband, Satyvan, in the jungle. But behind her joy there is fear, for Savitri carries a dark secret. It is written in the stars Satyvan will die within a year...read more

Paperback:

9781406330960 | Gardners Books, August 4, 2011, cover price $7.70 | About this edition: These are three captivating retellings of Hindu tales.

This spellbinding haunted-house story takes place within the confines of a grand London mansion, a place where shadowy characters are always coming and going, almost like ghosts. But when twelve-year-old Nettie’s beloved tutor disappears, the cloistered yet savvy girl must pull her head out of the sand and find out why. In her search, she makes a friend and turns detective, coming apart yet coming alive as she discovers deeply disturbing things about her father and how he funds her family’s extravagant lifestyle – through human trafficking. The award-winning author’s new novel is a rich and riveting story about the dangers of turning a blind eye to unsightly events and unsavory possibilities.

Miscellaneous:

9781429947879 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2010), cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780374363338 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 26, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This spellbinding haunted-house story takes place within the confines of a grand London mansion, a place where shadowy characters are always coming and going, almost like ghosts.

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Product Description: In Sam McBratney's The Stranger from Somewhere in Time, Helen, Lorna, Foxy, Murdo, and Bopper bury a time capsule without really expecting anything to happen, so imagine their surprise when they receive a message from the future! Who is the stranger from somewhere in time? Next, in Jamila Gavin's Deadly Friend—meet Mohun just as a strange new boy at school and a new computer game suddenly take over Mohun’s life...read more

Paperback:

9781405240741 | 1 edition (Egmont Books, April 1, 2009), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In Sam McBratney's The Stranger from Somewhere in Time, Helen, Lorna, Foxy, Murdo, and Bopper bury a time capsule without really expecting anything to happen, so imagine their surprise when they receive a message from the future!

A sequel to 'Out of India'. It presents the autobiography of award-winning Jamila Gavin and recounts her teenage years.

Paperback:

9780340894491 | Hodder & Stoughton, April 1, 2007, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A sequel to 'Out of India'.

Includes three collections of stories about a very unusual grandpa, who wears a dhoti, stands on his head, and makes the most delicious pakoras.

Paperback:

9781405212878 | Egmont Childrens Books, February 6, 2006, cover price $8.80 | About this edition: Includes three collections of stories about a very unusual grandpa, who wears a dhoti, stands on his head, and makes the most delicious pakoras.

Paperback:

9789681672782 | Italian edition edition (Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2004), cover price $14.99

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Set in the 18th century, this is a tale of two cities, two boys and also a tale of fathers and sons. This is the story where the National Theatre has chosen its Christmas show on its biggest stage.
By Helen Edmundson and Jamila Gavin (contributor)

Paperback:

9781854598943 | Nick Hern Books, December 8, 2005, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Set in the 18th century, this is a tale of two cities, two boys and also a tale of fathers and sons.
9781405212823 | New edition (Gardners Books, May 6, 2004), cover price $15.20 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: Doomed babies entrusted to the care of a villain.

Reinforced:

9780606337519 | Demco Media, April 30, 2005, cover price $16.75 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: 2000 Whitbread Children's Book of the YearPublished to acclaim in the United Kingdom, this stunning historical novel delves into a hidden side of eighteenth-century England: the world of infanticide and child slavery.

Prebinding:

9781417737741 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, April 1, 2005), cover price $18.40 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavory character and his simpleton son become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music.

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When his father is kidnapped and young Filippo is put in charge of the priceless diamond that will be used as ransom, a dangerous excursion begins where Filippo must keep watch of everyone around him, including his own guardian, in order to reach his destination safely, present the stone, and get his father back from his captures.

Hardcover:

9780374308469 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 29, 2005, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.

Paperback:

9781405212847 | Gardners Books, May 6, 2004, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: This is the story of a boy's search for the father he has never seen, a challenge that demands the greatest courage.

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A powerful historical novel brings the dark side of eighteenth-century England to life as Meshak, the simple-minded son of Otis Gardiner, the Coram man, who makes money by getting rid of unwanted children and illegitimate offspring, decides to rescue an infant from the legions of tormented children and searches for the father of the baby. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780374315443 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 2001, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavory character and his simpleton son become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music.

Paperback:

9780374413743 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 30, 2005), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavory character and his simpleton son become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music.
9781405212823 | New edition (Gardners Books, May 6, 2004), cover price $15.20 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: Doomed babies entrusted to the care of a villain.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754063124 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A vivd, compelling and harrowing tale from Whitbread award winning Jamila Gavin.
9780754063124 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A vivd, compelling and harrowing tale from Whitbread award winning Jamila Gavin.

Reinforced:

9780606337519 | Demco Media, April 30, 2005, cover price $16.75 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: 2000 Whitbread Children's Book of the YearPublished to acclaim in the United Kingdom, this stunning historical novel delves into a hidden side of eighteenth-century England: the world of infanticide and child slavery.

Prebinding:

9781417737741 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, April 1, 2005), cover price $18.40 | also contains Coram Boy | About this edition: In the mid-eighteenth century, an unsavory character and his simpleton son become involved in the lives of a wealthy English family when that family's eldest son is disinherited because of his love of music.

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Product Description: Three captivating Indian folk tale retellings. Princess Savitri Savitri happily leaves the palace to live with her husband, Satyvan, in the jungle. But behind her joy there is fear, for Savitri carries a dark secret. It is written in the stars that Satyvan will die within a year...read more

Paperback:

9780749746131 | Egmont Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: Three captivating Indian folk tale retellings.

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Product Description: Filippo has never met his father. Before he was born, his father, a jeweller, travelled to the court of the Great Moghul Emperor Shan Jehan. Twelve years later, a stranger, Signor Khan, arrives bringing a message. His father is held captive by the bandit Mir Baba and only the most valuable jewel, his masterpiece The Ocean of the Moon is worth enough to raise the ransom...read more

Paperback:

9780749748869 | Egmont Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Filippo has never met his father.

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Product Description: A beautifully illustrated biography of Alexander the Great by a Whitbread Award-winner. Who was Alexander? Myth or man? God or devil? He claimed to be Zeus' son and even in his own lifetime wild legends sprang up about him. Above all, Alexander was a hero - brave, wily, handsome and inspiring...read more

Hardcover:

9780744586275 | Gardners Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $25.15 | About this edition: A beautifully illustrated biography of Alexander the Great by a Whitbread Award-winner.

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A science fiction fantasy in which a little girl falls into a large crack - a wormhole - and it is up to her step-brother and a girl with cerebral palsy to help her. Then they encounter a strange professor who takes them to new worlds, and gives them the chance to find where they truly belong.

Paperback:

9781405200653 | New edition (Egmont Childrens Books, November 6, 2003), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A science fiction fantasy in which a little girl falls into a large crack - a wormhole - and it is up to her step-brother and a girl with cerebral palsy to help her.

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Features memories of an Anglo-Indian childhood.

Paperback:

9780340854624 | New edition (Hodder & Stoughton, September 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Features memories of an Anglo-Indian childhood.

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It's almost Divali and there's lots to do. Preeta and her family go out shopping for new clothes for the celebration - but then Preeta gets lost. Will she be found in time for the party? Meanwhile, Prince Rama and Princess Sita are banished from their kingdom to the jungle, where Sita is kidnapped.

Paperback:

9780750236591 | Gardners Books, July 18, 2002, cover price $8.90 | About this edition: It's almost Divali and there's lots to do.

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In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick.

Paperback:

9780778709855 | Crabtree Pub Co, October 1, 2002, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick.

Library:

9780778709398 | Crabtree Pub Co, October 1, 2002, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick.

Reinforced:

9780606272902 | Demco Media, December 1, 2001, cover price $13.54 | About this edition: In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick.

Prebinding:

9780613528429 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick.

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Product Description: This tells a story from the Indian epic poem The Ramajana. From Rama's banishment to his triumph, helped by an army of monkeys, over the ten-headed demon king, Ravana, this is a stirring and magical tale, framed by scenes set in the present in which a family prepares for Diwali, the traditional celebration of the return of Rama and Sita to safety...read more

Paperback:

9780573051289 | Gardners Books, October 10, 2001, cover price $16.10 | About this edition: This tells a story from the Indian epic poem The Ramajana.

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Paperback:

9780749747428 | New edition (Egmont Childrens Books, May 1, 2001), cover price $13.50

Product Description: Tarnie can't understand why his friend Greg won't speak to him at school. Out of school, the boys get on fine: amongst other things, they both love the 'Ironmaster' comics. But then Tarnie gets ill and nothing seems to make him better...read more

Paperback:

9780521649032 | Ppk edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 19, 1998), cover price $75.32 | About this edition: Tarnie can't understand why his friend Greg won't speak to him at school.

Paperback:

9780521476249 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 29, 1998, cover price $12.50

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Product Description: In 1947 Jamila Gavin was a small child living in India in the foothills of the Himalayas. Her father was Indian and a friend of Mahatma Gandhi, and her mother was English. Her earliest memories are of travelling by sea between India and England on a huge ocean liner...read more

Hardcover:

9781857939637 | Trafalgar Square, November 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1947 Jamila Gavin was a small child living in India in the foothills of the Himalayas.

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A multicultural anthology of traditional stories is complemented by beautiful full-color artwork and introductions by ten youngsters representing diverse world cultures.
By Jamila Gavin, Amanda Hall (illustrator) and Barnabas Kindersley (photographer)

Hardcover:

9780789414861 | Dk Pub, May 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A multicultural anthology of traditional stories is complemented by information about ten youngsters representing the different cultures from which the stories come

Paperback:

9780749703325 | New edition (Egmont Childrens Books, February 7, 1991), cover price $9.60

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