Amina and the Shell by Deborah Alexander
  

Synopsis

Amina and the Shell by Deborah Alexander

Amina and her family live in a beautiful lush valley on a tropical island. After yet another storm ruins their vegetable garden, Amina finds a tunnel through the debris to the other side of the mountain, where giants live. As soon as she arrives, Amina has her first encounter with the giants. One of them picks up the beautiful shell she is hiding in and carries it off. She needs the help of some clever mice to escape and returns home with a gift for her parents. A tropical fairy tale.

Reviews

Deborah Alexander pushes the boundaries of imagination with this delightful tale, with tropical shades of Lewis Carroll heightened by Kim Harley's scenic illustrations. A book young children are sure to enjoy! South Wales Argus 20090620 Richly-coloured illustrations accompany this gentle tale of a young girl's determination to bring hope back into her parents

About the Author

Deborah Alexander taught in primary schools for seventeen years before moving to France where she combines her teaching and writing activities with working in a local estate agency. She currently writes for 'Le 66', an English-language magazine based in the Pyrenees Orientales, whilst working on her children's stories. She bases her stories on her experience of working with children over the years.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Deborah Alexander
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Publisher

Tamarind Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th June 2009

ISBN

9781848530058


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