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Caravan to Tibet

Price : $8.75
ISBN # : 9780143330127
Author : Deepa Agarwal
pages: 180
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Penguin/Puffin
Published : 2015

Fourteen-year-old Debu sets off across the high mountain passes from Kumaon to Tibet to search for his father who got lost in a blizzard the year before. Adventures follow thick and fast a forced stay in a monastery with a boy lama who takes a fancy to him, his capture by the cruel, enigmatic bandit Nangbo, who has magical powers, and a stay in the legendary goldfields of Thok Jalong. And finally a heartpounding, breathtaking horse race. Does Debu find his father. Does he win the race? Pick up this page-turner to find out!



Author Bio: Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal writes for both children and adults and has about fifty published books to her credit.



Review 1: A good book makes you a part of it ... this is a book that stays with you long after you ve read it

Source: The Telegraph



Review 2: Children will enjoy Caravan for its persevering protagonist, racy plot, the little Lama, the rough robbers, and the experience of a young boy upstaging the adults.

Source: The Book Review

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 14 September, 2015.
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