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Jamila Gavin

  • 4 stars across 55 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

    Haunted

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

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    11th July 1994

    Grandpa Chatterji

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

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    12th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 17: The Enchanted Horse

    Scheherazade must use her wits to save her from death. Every night for one thousand and one nights, she weaves captivati... More

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    30th January 2007

    Coram Boy - Heinemann Plays for 11-14

    A brilliant adaptation of the Whitbread award-winning novel... More

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    4th August 2011

    Three Indian Princesses

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

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    8th February 2001

    Tales from India

    Beautifully told retellings of classic stories from India. Full of richness and warmth, these tales of tender love, grea... More

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    6th February 2006

    Grandpa Chatterji

    When Neetu and Sanjay hear that Grandpa Chatterji is coming to stay with them, they try to imagine what he will be like.... More

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    6th February 2006

    Grandpa's Indian Summer

    When Neetu and Sanjay hear that Grandpa Chatterji is coming to stay with them, they try to imagine what he will be like.... More

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    15th September 2011

    Wheel of Surya

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

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    6th May 2004

    Blood Stone

    Filippo has never seen his father. Before he was born, his father left their home in Venice to travel to the court of th... More

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