The Wheel of Surya
Written by Jamila Gavin
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Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK.
The dramatic first volume in the Surya Trilogy by Whitbread award-winning author of Coram Boy, Jamila Gavin. This book offers a story about culture, class, faith and family set against the backdrop of Indian independence.
The Wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin
n 1947 India is rocked by the Independence movement and partition with Pakistan. Their lives disrupted by violence, Jaspal and Marvinder are sent from their Indian village to find their father, who is a student in England. This is a story touching on culture, class, faith and family set against the backdrop of Indian independence. No children's books about India conveys these issues and themes with the effortless ease of Jamila Gavin.
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Interest Age: From 11
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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
1st June 2001
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