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When Shadows Fall

by Sita Brahmachari, illustrated by Natalie Sirett - £12.99  Little Tiger Press (2021)
hardback    ISBN 13: 9781788953160 | ISBN 10: 1788953169

The Times’ Best Books for Children 2021
 
Kai, Orla and Zak grew up together, their days spent on the patch of wilderness in between their homes, a small green space in a sprawling grey city. Music, laughter and friendship bind them together and they have big plans for their future – until Kai’s family suffers a huge loss.
 
Trying to cope with his own grief, as well as watching it tear his family apart, Kai is drawn into a new and more dangerous crowd, until his dreams for the future are a distant memory. Excluded from school and retreating from his loved ones, it seems as though his path is set, his story foretold. Orla, Zak and new classmate Om are determined to help him find his way back. But are they too late?
 
A heart-breaking and poignant novel from award-winning author Sita Brahmachari, for fans of THE BLACK FLAMINGO, AND THE STARS WERE BURNING BRIGHTLY and POET X.
 
Recommended for readers aged 12+

(Price & availability last checked: December 2021)

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