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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 42 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Divya Srinivasan
    Cinnamon - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Divya Srinivasan

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408879221 | ISBN 10: 1408879220

    In a hot, hot country, ringed with mountains on one side and jungle on the other, lives a princess called Cinnamon. Her eyes are made of pearls, which means that she is blind. And, for reasons her parents the Rajah and Rani cannot fathom, she will no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan
    Asha & the Spirit Bird - by Jasbinder Bilan

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911490197 | ISBN 10: 1911490192

    Asha lives on the family farm with her mother in rural India.   Her father is away working in the city, and when the money he sends stops suddenly, a wicked debt collector arrives. She’s determined to seize the property – and the treasure ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi
    One Half from the East - by Nadia Hashimi

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780062421913 | ISBN 10: 0062421913

    Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi’s first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth
    When the Mountains Roared - by Jess Butterworth

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781510102118 | ISBN 10: 1510102116

    A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell.  I thought we'd live here forever ... but ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land and the People: China by Anita Ganeri
    The Land and the People: China - by Anita Ganeri

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750298445 | ISBN 10: 0750298448

    China: the Land and People takes you on a whistlestop tour around this most incredible country. Explore its forests, rivers (including the mighty Yangtze), mountains and beaches, and meet some incredible wildlife along the way. Marvel at the vibrant ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land and the People: India by Susie Brooks
    The Land and the People: India - by Susie Brooks

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750298094 | ISBN 10: 075029809x

    India: the Land and People takes you on a whistlestop tour around this most amazing country. Explore its rainforests, rivers (including the great Ganges), mountains and beaches, and meet some incredible wildlife along the way. Marvel at the vibrant s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from India by Bali Rai
    Tales from India - by Bali Rai

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141373065 | ISBN 10: 0141373067

    A collection of 20 stories from India's rich folklore heritage. From wicked magicians to wise old priests, charming princes and beautiful princesses, to greedy tigers and wily jackals, these magical tales are full of adventure and trickery, and infus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kick by Mitch Johnson
    Kick - by Mitch Johnson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474928151 | ISBN 10: 1474928153

    Budi's plan is simple. He's going to be a star.  Budi's going to play for the greatest team on earth, instead of sweating over each stitch he sews, each football boot he makes.   But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indian Tales by Shenaaz Nanji, illustrated by Christopher Corr
    Indian Tales - by Shenaaz Nanji, illustrated by Christopher Corr

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782853572 | ISBN 10: 178285357x

    Discover India's incredible diversity with these 8 folktales, each from a different Indian state! Learn more about each state's history, geography and culture with the notes that introduce each story.   The tales include:  - The Drummer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riding on a Caravan: A Silk Road Adventure by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Riding on a Caravan: A Silk Road Adventure - by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782853442 | ISBN 10: 1782853448

    Travel along the Silk Road with a multi-generational family from Xi'an, China, to where China and India meet. Along the way, you'll explore China's varied geography and discover how the Silk Road fostered cultural diversity a century ago.  Inclu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan
    Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) - by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481490726 | ISBN 10: 1481490729

    The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.   With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who le ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy
    A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice - by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406364675 | ISBN 10: 1406364673

    Further delightful trickster tales from India.   Prince Veera and his best friend, Suku, are left in charge of King Beema's court when the king goes off on a hunting trip. Each day the king's subjects come before the boys with their problems a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barefoot on the Wind by Zoe Marriott
    Barefoot on the Wind - by Zoe Marriott

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406333374 | ISBN 10: 1406333379

    A feminist reworking of Beauty and the Beast from a talented fantasy writer.  A magical retelling of Beauty and the Beast set in a fairytale Japan. A companion title to Zoë Marriott’s critically acclaimed Shadows on the Moon.   The ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman
    Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India - by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141370026 | ISBN 10: 0141370025

    India is particularly rich in colourful follore. These stories, told by parents to their children for many generations, make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics - from the life of the great ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rachel
    Rachel's Story: A Journey from a Country in Eurasia - by Andy Glynne, illustrated by Salvador Maldonado

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750292894 | ISBN 10: 075029289x

    This picture book tells the story of 13-year-old refugee Rachel who, along with her family, flees her home country to escape the persecution they suffer as Christians living in a predominantly Muslim country.   Told in Rachel's own words, it docum ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yasmin
    Yasmin's Hammer - by Ann Malaspina, illustrated by by Doug Chayka

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620142332 | ISBN 10: 1620142333

    In the noisy streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, another busy morning is beginning as Yasmin rides to work in her father's rattling rickshaw. Yasmin longs to go to school so she can learn to read, but her family needs the money she and her sister earn at t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Every Day is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International
    Every Day is Malala Day - by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780263267 | ISBN 10: 1780263260

    Dear Malala, we have never met before, but I feel like I know you.   Malala Yousafzai is an inspiration. A young girl living in Pakistan, she was shot by the Taliban simply because she wanted to go to school. Since that moment, she has captu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Honey Hunter by Karthika Nar and Jolle Jolivet
    The Honey Hunter - by Karthika Nar and Jolle Jolivet

    £15.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9783899557305 | ISBN 10: 3899557301

    The story of the honey hunter begins in Sundarban, a land of eighteen tides and six seasons, where three rivers meet in a huge mangrove forest. At first, everything is peaceful for the thousands and thousands of honeybees that live there not far from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moon Princess by Barbara Laban
    Moon Princess - by Barbara Laban

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908435934 | ISBN 10: 1908435933

    Her mum has disappeared and Sienna feels alone in Shanghai. Rufus an invisible dog is her only friend. When their mean housekeeper starts acting suspiciously, she decides to investigate. She follows a trail of clues that leads her to a mysteriou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan
    Bronze and Sunflower - by Cao Wenxuan

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406348460 | ISBN 10: 1406348465

    A classic, heartwarming tale set to the backdrop of the Chinese cultural revolution, with the timeless feels of Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea.  A beautifully written, timeless tale by bestselling Chinese author Cao Wenxuan. When Sunfl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer
    The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World - by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782852551 | ISBN 10: 1782852557

    Meet Mulla Nasruddin, a legendary character whose adventures and misadventures are enjoyed across the Islamic world.  This witty collection of stories portrays his eccentric, engaging and irreverent character. Nasruddin always has a twinkle in h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Strongest Boy in the World by Jessica Souhami
    The Strongest Boy in the World - by Jessica Souhami

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806031 | ISBN 10: 1847806031

    Kaito is stronger than all the other boys in his village. Because no one can beat him at wrestling, he sets off to the city to compete in the world-famous Sumo wrestling tournament.   But on the way he meets a girl called Hana, who is even s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Grace Lin
    Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes - by Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Grace Lin

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781452136448 | ISBN 10: 1452136440

    A little girl's urban neighborhood becomes a discovery ground for all things round, square, and rectangular in this lyrical picture book. Most items are Asian in origin, others universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and the bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking the Bear by Nicola Davies, illustrated By Annabel Wright
    Walking the Bear - by Nicola Davies, illustrated By Annabel Wright

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781406340891 | ISBN 10: 1406340898

    A child, a wild animal and a life-changing encounter. An exciting new range of books in which children find solutions to problems through conservation rather than killing.  Zaki lives in northern India. His father mistreats his wife and child ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Elephant Road by Nicola Davies, illustrated By Annabel Wright
    The Elephant Road - by Nicola Davies, illustrated By Annabel Wright

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781406340877 | ISBN 10: 1406340871

    A child, a wild animal � and a life-changing encounter. An exciting new range of books in which children find solutions to problems through conservation rather than killing.  One night, Wilen is woken up when his hut is tipped sideways by eleph ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guru and the King by Bali Rai
    The Guru and the King - by Bali Rai

    £8.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408155745 | ISBN 10: 1408155745

    Guru Hargobind and 52 princes have been unjustly imprisoned by the cruel King. The King says he will release the Guru, but the Guru refuses to leave without the princes. The King tells him he can take as many princes as can hold onto his clothes. Can ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce
    The Unforgotten Coat - by Frank Cottrell Boyce

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406341546 | ISBN 10: 1406341541

    A stunning magical story of a summer of friendship with darker undertones of the plight of refugees. Two refugee brothers from Mongolia are determined to fit in with their Liverpool schoolmates, but bring so much of Mongolia to Bootle that the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sadako
    Sadako's Cranes - by Judith Loske

    £12.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603

    A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power. Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadow by Michael Morpurgo
    Shadow - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007339617 | ISBN 10: 0007339615

    A powerful novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nations favourite storyteller...   Never have Aman and his mother needed a friend more than when a Springer Spaniel appears thin and war-ravaged in the mouth of their Afghan cave. Nursed bac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grasshopper
    The Grasshopper's Run - by Siddhartha Sarma

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809402 | ISBN 10: 1408809400

    Just as the invasion begins, an ambitious and vicious Japanese officer orders the massacre of a village of the Ao Naga tribe. Among those killed is Uti, grandson of the eldest Ao chief.  Gojen is his best friend, and on hearing the news o ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beautiful Lie by Irfan Master
    A Beautiful Lie - by Irfan Master

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408805756 | ISBN 10: 1408805758

    An atmospheric, quirky and moving debut novel, set in India. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize and nominated for the 2011 Branford Boase Award.  An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing - by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846865381 | ISBN 10: 1846865387

    Experience this coming-of-age tale that brings to life the time of the Cultural Revolution. A young boy growing up in the hutongs of China discovers the heartache of loving and having to let go when he captures a bird, only to discover that she will ... more

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  • Cover image of book Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo
    Running Wild - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007267026 | ISBN 10: 0007267029

    The epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the nations favourite storyteller, now available in paperback.  For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn't just a holiday. It's an escape, a new start, a chance to put things behind the ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Ghosts by Bali Rai
    City of Ghosts - by Bali Rai

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552556019 | ISBN 10: 0552556017

    It's 1919 and Amritsar is a city on the brink of rebellion. Riots, violence and tension spill onto the streets...   Bissen Singh fought bravely for the British Empire during World War One. Now he waits patiently for news from England.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting by Adeline Yen Mah
    Chinese Cinderella: The Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting - by Adeline Yen Mah

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141320298 | ISBN 10: 014132029x

    Following a fall in the Shanghai market, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to Grandma Wu's house to recover. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange - yet somehow familiar - to her. A tale of slave ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mahtab
    Mahtab's Story - by Libby Gleeson

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781741753349 | ISBN 10: 1741753341

    The vivid and compelling story of a young girl fleeing Afghanistan with her family and their journey to Australia. Inspired by a true story.  Mahtab was empty. She felt hungry - for water, for her father, for her grandmother, her aunts and uncl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan
    Rickshaw Girl - by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781580893091 | ISBN 10: 1580893090

    Naiman loves to create the traditional alpana patterns Bangladeshi women and girls paint their homes for special occasions. Her designs are always the best in the village. �But Naima wishes she could help earn money for her family. Her friend Salee ... more

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  • Cover image of book We
    We're Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road - by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846861079 | ISBN 10: 1846861071

    Join the caravan for an exciting year-long trek along China's ancient Silk Road. Following the rhyming, treasure-filled story are informational endnotes about the history of the Silk Road, the story of silk, important cities of China, and a full-spr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story by Jonny Zucker, Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen
    Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story - by Jonny Zucker, Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781845070762 | ISBN 10: 1845070763

    A simple introduction to the Chinese New Year festival.  Follow a family as they let off firecrackers, watch the amazing dragon dances and light their beautiful lanterns to celebrate the start of their New Year.   This pre-sch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mud City by Deborah Ellis
    Mud City - by Deborah Ellis

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780192753762 | ISBN 10: 0192753762

    The third book in the bestselling Breadwinner trilogy.   Shauzia is Parvana's friend from The Breadwinner. Now Shauzia has fled from Afghanistan, to a refugee camp in Pakistan. But Shauzia has a dream. She dreams of getting away from the refugee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Parvana
    Parvana's Journey - by Deborah Ellis

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780192753489 | ISBN 10: 0192753487

    Sequel to the bestselling The Breadwinner.  This sequel by award-winning author, Deborah Ellis, tells the story of Parvana, travelling alone across a war-ridden Afghanistan in an attempt to find her family.   ·Deborah Ellis is the winner of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lesley Namioka
    Ties That Bind, Ties That Break - by Lesley Namioka

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141317151 | ISBN 10: 0141317159

    Set in China in 1900s the story of a young girl who defied tradition by refusing to have her feet bound and in doing so changed the course of her life forever. ... more

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