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Books by Jess Butterworth

  • Running on the Roof of the World

    Jess Butterworth

    Product Code: CJH2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    This adventure-filled book is set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India and follows 12-year-old Tash and her best friend Sam on a story of love, hope and survival.

    Tibet is occupied by Chinese soldiers and Tash has to follow many rules to survive. But when her parents are seized by soldiers, Tash realises that she must break the rules.

    In an attempt to escape Tibet, Tash and Sam seek the help of the Dalai Lama in India. They take a backpack full of Tash's father's mysterious papers and two trusty yaks on an extraordinary journey across the mountains.
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  • When the Mountains Roared

    Jess Butterworth

    Product Code: BOHRX
    Paperback
    A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell. I thought we'd live here forever ... but then, I thought Mum would be here forever too. When Ruby's dad uproots her from Australia to set up a hotel in the mountains of India, Ruby is devastated. Not only are they living in a run-down building in the middle of the wilderness surrounded by scorpions, bears and leopards, but Ruby is sure that India will never truly feel like home - not without her mum there. Ever since her mum died, Ruby has been afraid. Of cars. Of the dark. Of going to sleep and never waking up. But then the last remaining leopards of the mountain are threatened and everything changes. Ruby vows to do all she can to protect them - if she can only overcome her fears...
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  • Swimming Against the Storm

    Jess Butterworth

    Product Code: BWHFC
    Paperback
    Heartland middle-grade adventure set in the swamps of Louisiana, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell and Lauren St John Our land is sinking. It's disappearing into the water. And no one knows how to save it. Twelve-year-old Eliza and her sister Avery have lived their entire lives in a small fishing village on the coast of Louisiana, growing up alongside turtles, pelicans and porpoises. But now, with sea levels rising, their home is at risk of being swept away. Determined to save the land, Eliza and her younger sister Avery secretly go searching in the swamp for the dangerous, wolf-like loup-garou. If they can prove this legendary creature exists, they're sure that the government will have to protect its habitat - and their community. But there's one problem: the loup-garou has never been seen before. And with a tropical storm approaching and the sisters deep, deep in the swampland, soon it's not just their home at risk, but their lives as well...
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