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Tamarind & the Star of Ishta
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Tamarind & the Star of Ishta (Paperback)

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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 ...



'An evocative

debut novel' Guardian

'A vivid adventure'


'... the final ending is as perfect as

any fairy tale.' BookTrust

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