The Girl of Ink & Stars: Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

February 29, 2020 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

An extraordinary read! Nahima Age 11 – I rated this as 5 stars because it is mysterious and adventurous. The descriptions are so good that you can hear the sounds and see the pictures in your head. It would be better if there were a collection of these booksArune Age 10 – I think Kiran is a brilliant author. There is a great use of words (butterflies in my stomach is one of my favourite) It is full of adventure and lots of creativity.Emily Age 11 – This is an amazing book full of mystery and…

Anonymous says:

… on the train because I couldn’t take my huge great ‘The Complete Sherlock Holmes’ with me So originally I started reading some of this on the train because I couldn’t take my huge great ‘The Complete Sherlock Holmes’ with me, and I only planned to start it and then return to it later. However, plans changed when I got so hooked that I had to finish it ASAP. I’ve had a fairly busy last couple of days, or I KNOW I would have finished this in one sitting. Initially I was a little worried by the mixed reviews for this book but I should know by now not to let things like that put me off…

Anonymous says:

A beautifully written book about friendship and bravery… A beautifully written story about friendship and bravery, The Girl of Ink and Stars is a must read.Isabella lives on the island of Joya with her father, a cartographer and her faithful hen, Miss La. Discovering the history of her home, Isa is determined to one day venture beyond Gromera and discover the mysteries of the forbidden lands beyond. When her best friend Lupe goes missing, Isa takes it upon herself to find her and soon she is leaving Gromera behind, and her adventures…

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