Asha and the Spirit Bird

Bilan, Jasbinder


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Author: Bilan, Jasbinder
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781911490197

Winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award 2019
Winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2017
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020
Longlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2019
Chosen as one of the Guardian’s Best Books of 2019

‘This book is such a light-filled, huge-hearted delight of
an adventure.’ KATHERINE RUNDELL

‘An evocative debut novel … satisfyingly classic in feel’

‘A heartfelt and mystical children’s adventure story.’

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 aunt arrives. Shes determined to seize the propertyand the treasure rumoured to be hidden on the land. Guided by a majestic bird which Asha believes to be the spirit of her grandmother, she and her best friend Jeevan embark on a journey to the city, across the Himalayas, to find her father and save her home…

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