Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth is full of excitement and tension, and also gives you a glimpse of the culture and lifestyle of the people in the mountains.
There's inevitably a political element to the story, pitched at just the right level, but this is also an exciting adventures with vivid descriptions of the landscape. A story relevant to the world that we live in today, told with compassion and understanding.
A wonderful story of courage and hope.
This is an excellent story it maintains a good pace throughout and is filled with insights into both Tibetan and Indian culture.
A cracking adventure and survival novel set in the Himalayas which really makes you think about the plight of the Tibetan people.
...one of those stories that gives its young readers an honest understanding of some of the awful things that go on in the world, but balances that understanding with a narrative of survival and hope...
This is a fantastic book which is relevant to today's crises: refugees, conflict and children growing up in war zones. Although there's danger, gruelling journeys and battles to survive, there is also hope, and hope is the essence of Tash's story.
...a thrilling fable about hope, and the importance of holding onto what matters, no matter what. With its derring-do charm, and vivid sense of place, this follows in the tradition of classic adventure stories, and comes thoroughly recommended for fans of Eva Ibbotson, Lauren St John and Katherine Rundell.
A powerful, compelling story of hope, wisdom and compassion...
This is a wonderfully fast-paced read that's a celebration of courage and integrity in the face of danger, and the importance of standing up for what you believe in.
a cracking adventure and survival novel set in the Himalayas which really makes you think about the plight of the Tibetan people.
A story of adventure, survival and hope
...an absolute page-turner and Tash was an amazing character full of spirit and determination.
With a cover that sings of sunrise and adventure, and inside pages that hold intricate print designs and hidden yaks, this is a beautiful book to own. An eye-opening and somewhat different read.
Daring kids, sidekick yaks, Himalayan setting - all the ingredients of a smashing adventure.
A captivatingly classic adventure.
This beautifully designed book is a richly atmospheric story of friendship, courage and survival.