The Guru and the King by Bali Rai
  

The Guru and the King

Written by Bali Rai
Illustrated by Victoria (Illustrator) Maderna
Part of the White Wolves: Stories from World Religions Series

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Synopsis

The Guru and the King by Bali Rai

Guru Hargobind and 52 princes have been unjustly imprisoned by the cruel King. The King says he will release the Guru, but the Guru refuses to leave without the princes. The King tells him he can take as many princes as can hold onto his clothes. Can the Guru find a way to rescue all 52 princes? Lively retelling of the well-known Sikh tale, suitable for average ability readers at KS1. Book band: Gold Ideal for ages: 5+

About the Author

Bali Rai

Bali Rai is a well-established, award winning and hugely popular voice within the young adult fiction market. His particular successful title Rani and Sukh became a set-text for GCSE English. His novel Killing Honour won the North East Teen Book Award, and was described as 'utterly compelling' by The Bookseller. He lives in Leicester with his family. Read more about the author here.

Bali is Booktrust's online writer in residence. Click here to read his blog.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Bali Rai
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Author's Website

www.balirai.co.uk/

Publisher

A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

1st January 2013

ISBN

9781408155752


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