Sita Brahmachari

  • 5 stars across 15 books
Sita Brahmachari was born in Derby in 1966 to an Indian doctor from Kolkata and an English nurse from the Lake District. She has a BA in English Literature and an MA in Arts Education. Sita Brahmachari won the 2011 Waterstones Children's book prize with her debut novel, Artichoke Hearts, and her many projects and writing commissions have been produced in theatres, universities, schools and community groups throughout Britain and America. Sita lives and works in London with her husband, three children and Billie the dog.


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20th August 2020

When Secrets Set Sail

'Truly unforgettable ... deserves to be read and studied by all' - Onjali Q. Rauf, bestselling author of The Boy at the ... MoreWhen Secrets Set Sail

(13 reviews) Review
11th November 2021

When Shadows Fall

Kai, Orla and Zak grew up together, their days spent on the patch of wilderness in between their homes, a small green sp... MoreWhen Shadows Fall

(11 reviews) Review
1st July 2019

Where the River Runs Gold

*Sita Brahmachari is a World Book Day author for 2021 with gorgeous short story, The River Whale!*Two children must risk... MoreWhere the River Runs Gold

(9 reviews) Review
7th September 2017

Worry Angels

An important, tender and vital story about dealing with and overcoming worry, perfectly pitched for young r... MoreWorry Angels

(8 reviews) Review
25th February 2021

The River Whale: World Book Day 2021

A beautiful new short story for World Book Day 2021, from the bestselling author of Where the River Runs Gold. ... MoreThe River Whale: World Book Day 2021

(8 reviews) Review
7th January 2011

Artichoke Hearts

Twelve-year-old Mira comes from a chaotic, artistic and outspoken family where it's not always easy to be heard. As he... MoreArtichoke Hearts

(4 reviews) Review
1st June 2017

Jasmine Skies

Mira Levenson is bursting with excitement as she flies to India to stay with her aunt and cousin for the first time. As ... MoreJasmine Skies

(2 reviews) Review
9th January 2018

Zebra Crossing Soul Song

From award-winning author Sita Brahmachari, a tender tale of memory and overcoming loss. Lenny has spent most of his lif... MoreZebra Crossing Soul Song

(2 reviews) Review
1st June 2017

Tender Earth

Laila Levenson has always been the baby of the family, but now with her older siblings, Mira and Krish, leaving home jus... MoreTender Earth

(1 review) Review
6th September 2018

Corey's Rock

Ten-year-old Isla has moved from Edinburgh to the Orkney Islands with her parents, to start a new life after the death o... MoreCorey's Rock

(1 review) Review
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