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    • ISBN:9781510102125
    • Publication date:05 Apr 2018

When the Mountains Roared

By Jess Butterworth

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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.

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 then, I thought Mum would be here forever too.

When Ruby's dad uproots her from Australia so he can set up a hotel in the mountains of India, Ruby is devastated. She's sure that India will never feel like home - everything is so different, she doesn't speak the language and all her memories of her mum, who passed away, are back in Australia.

But when the wild leopards of the mountain are threatened by poachers, and Ruby is the only one who might be able to save them, she realizes that maybe she's meant to be on this mountain after all...

Biographical Notes

Jess spent her childhood between the UK and India, and grew up hearing stories about the Himalayas from her grandmother. She's lived in India and even met with the Dalai Lama. She studied creative writing at Bath Spa and now lives between Seattle and Somerset.

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  • ISBN: 9781510102118
  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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