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Sita Brahmachari

  • 5 stars across 13 books

    Sita Brahmachari is the highly acclaimed author of Artichoke Hearts which won the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2011, was chosen for The Book Trust's Booked Up scheme, nominated for the Carnegie Prize 2012 and also included in Guardian Awards top 50 diverse books. Her second novel Jasmine Skies was nominated for the Carnegie Prize 2013 and selected as a Recommended Read by The School Library Association. Kite Spirit has been recorded in audio form by actress Juliet Stevenson and was nominated for the UKLA Book Award, and her latest book Red Leaves was chosen as one of Book Trust's top reads in 2015 and endorsed by Amnesty International. Sita Brahmachari lives in London.



    Jane Ray 's distinctive style has established her as a highly successful artist. Best known as an illustrator and author of picture books for children, her work has attracted enormous attention around the world. She has been shortlisted five times for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Some of her highly acclaimed titles include Ahmed and the Feather Girl ; Greek Myths: Stories of Sun, Stone and Sea and Zeraffa Giraffa . Jane Ray lives in London.

    7th September 2017

    Worry Angels

    Amy May knows about webs of worries - so many people she meets are caught in them, from her own artist dad to newly arri... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    29th March 2012

    Jasmine Skies

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

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    1st May 2013

    Kite Spirit

    During the summer of her GCSEs Kite's world falls apart. Her best friend, Dawn, commits suicide after a long struggle ... More

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    8th January 2016

    Car Wash Wish

    Hudson is a skilled reader of books, but not so much with people. Mum's new bloke Louis is keen to help, and in turn Hud... More

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    23rd July 2014

    Brace Mouth, False Teeth

    A heartwarming tale of wit, warmth, friendship and self-confidence. Zeni's week goes from bad to worse when she is fitte... More

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    30th May 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. A... More

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    30th May 2017

    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... More

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    30th May 2017

    Tender Earth

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

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