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Jamila Gavin

  • 4 stars across 58 books
    Jamila Gavin is the author of Coram Boy (Whitbread Children's Book of the Year 2000, and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal), The Wheel of Surya, The Eye of the Horse, The Track of the Wind, The Singing Bowls, The Wormholers, and several other works of fiction for children, including Coming Home, a story about Divali, one of Hodder Wayland's Celebration Stories. She lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
    9th 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

    An epic adventure filled with danger and excitement. Perfect for studying author s craft, plot and comparing two writers... 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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    30th September 1987

    The Hideaway

    After running away from a Massachusetts reform school, fifteen-year-old Tom, with the help of his sister, hides from the... 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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    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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    1st June 2001

    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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    3rd March 2008

    Alien Adventures: Three Stories in One

    This book features three alien adventures - not for the faint-hearted!"The Stranger from Somewhere in Time" by Sam McBra... More

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