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Jess Butterworth

  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Jess spent her childhood between the UK and India, and grew up hearing stories about the Himalayas from her grandmother. She's lived in India and even met with the Dalai Lama. She studied creative writing at Bath Spa and now lives between Louisiana and the UK.
    5th April 2018

    When the Mountains Roared

    A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect t... More

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    4th April 2019

    Swimming Against the Storm

    An adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environment, p... More

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    1st June 2017

    Running on the Roof of the World

    Join 12-year-old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure, survival and hope, set in the vivid Himalayan... More

    (11 reviews)
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    31st March 2020

    Where the Wilderness Lives

    An epic race for survival that follows four children and their dog through treacherous waterways, dense forests and ... More

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    19th March 2020

    Swimming Against the Storm

    An adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environment, per... More

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    8th July 2021

    The Adventure Club: Red Panda Rescue

    Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club this summer! A brand new illust... More

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    31st March 2009

    Into the Volcano

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