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Jamila Gavin

Jamila Gavin

  • 4 stars across 60 books
Jamila Gavin was born in India, in the foothills of the Himalayas. She is one of Britain's most acclaimed children's authors, winning the Whitbread Award for her novel Coram Boy, which was staged at the National Theatre in 2005/6.
1st September 2011


Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doher... MoreHaunted

(9 reviews) Review
11th September 1997

The Hideaway

(8 reviews) Review
7th July 2022

Never Forget You

A stunning and heartbreaking new novel from Jamila Gavin, the bestselling and award-winning author of Coram Boy and The ... MoreNever Forget You

(4 reviews) Review
7th November 2013

Blackberry Blue

Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking animals and wicked witches ...Here are six magical sto... MoreBlackberry Blue

(2 reviews) Review
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Grandpa Chatterji

Neeta and her little brother Sanjay have two grandpas, Dad's dad Grandpa Leicester and Mum's dad Grandpa Chatterji, who ... MoreGrandpa Chatterji

(2 reviews) Review
15th September 2011

Wheel of Surya

The dramatic first volume in the Surya Trilogy by Whitbread award-winning author of Coram Boy, Jamila Gavin. India, Aug... MoreWheel of Surya

(1 review) Review
1st January 2015

Coram Boy

A vivd, compelling and harrowing tale from Whitbread award winning Jamila Gavin. The Coram man takes babies and money fr... MoreCoram Boy

(1 review) Review
6th February 2007

Coram Boy - Heinemann Plays for 11-14

An epic adventure filled with danger and excitement. Perfect for studying author s craft, plot and comparing two writers... MoreCoram Boy - Heinemann Plays for 11-14

(1 review) Review
4th August 2011

Three Indian Princesses

Three captivating retellings of Hindu tales. Princess Savitri happily leaves the palace to live with her husband, Satyv... MoreThree Indian Princesses

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