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The Girl Savage

Written by Katherine Rundell

The Girl Savage Synopsis

Wilhelmina Silver's world is golden. Living half-wild on an African farm with her horse, her monkey and her best friend, every day is beautiful. But when her home is sold and Will is sent away to boarding school in England, the world becomes impossibly difficult. For lions and hyenas are nothing compared to packs of schoolgirls. Where can a girl run to in London? And will she have the courage to survive?

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571254316
Publication date: 6th January 2011
Author: Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Katherine Rundell

Katherine Rundell - tightrope walker, cartwheeler, academic, and author - was born in 1987 and grew up in Africa and Europe. In 2008 she was elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Her first book, The Girl Savage, was born of her love of Zimbabwe and her own childhood there. Her second, Rooftoppers (Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Prize and the CILIP Carnegie Medal), was inspired by summers working in Paris and by night-time trespassing on the rooftops of All Souls. She is currently working on her doctorate alongside ...

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