The Sultan's Tigers by Josh Lacey
  

The Sultan's Tigers

Written by Josh Lacey

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If you're looking for plenty of action and adventure then Josh Lacey creates it in spades. The protagonist is a boy called Tom who also featured in Josh's previous novel The Island of Thieves. Tom with the help of his uncle must find a a jewel encrusted tiger that belonged to his family many generations before and which is now being sought by a ruthless man who will stop at nothing to get his hands on it.

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The Sultan's Tigers by Josh Lacey

The tiger is yours and you must come to take him. His jaw and chest are covered with fine jewels, rubies and emeralds...You must bring yourself to India and find this tiger. Tom Trelawney discovers an incredible family secret. While serving as a soldier in India one of his ancestors stole and then hid a precious, jewel-encrusted tiger. The tiger is one of eight - all identical - that once surrounded the throne of a legendary sultan. Now an Indian billionaire is attempting to collect the full set - and only one is still missing...With his roguish Uncle Harvey in tow, Tom sets off to find this family treasure. But they're not the only people looking for it...

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A fast paced, exciting read. * The School Librarian * Compelling . . . An adventure worth your attention. * The Bookbag * Impossible to put down . . . An exciting and fast-paced read. -- Child Reviewer * Guardian Children's Book site * If ever there was a rip-roaring adventure for the nines-plus, this is it. * Newbury Weekly News * A fast-paced, exciting read * The School Librarian *

About the Author

Josh Lacey

Josh Lacey was born in London. He is the eldest of seven children, with two younger brothers and four sisters. He still lives in London, now with his wife and daughters.

Josh Lacey worked as a journalist, a screenwriter and a teacher before publishing his first novel. He is now a regular contributor to The Guardian.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 9 to 11 years

Author

Josh Lacey
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Author's Website

www.joshlacey.com

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

4th October 2012

ISBN

9781849394543

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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