Mysterious Traveller (Hardback)

Mal Peet

-   3 years +

A moving and beautifully researched story about camels, lost princesses and the strength of wisdom and knowledge, stunningly illustrated by P.J. Lynch. It is the second tale in a trilogy from acclaimed storytellers Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham. This tale begins with a disgruntled camel, desperately trying to protect a little baby from a violent desert storm whipping up all around him. He is rescued by Issa - the desert guide - who takes the child in, naming her Mariama. She becomes Issa's family and, as he begins to lose his sight, his eyes. Many years later, a mysterious stranger arrives at their doorstep, a stranger who will change both their lives for ever...Another mesmerizing tale from the creators of the award-winning "Cloud Tea Monkeys". A beautiful and touching tale, illustrating the bond between a child and the man who brought her up like a daughter. Both deliciously exotic and yet portraying warmly familiar and universal truths. This edition will be jacketed.


Product Details

  • Product code: AGJBB
  • ISBN: 9781406337075
  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 23.8cm x 19.2cm
  • Pages: 48
  • Publish date: Thu Apr 04 00:00:00 BST 2013
  • Book points: 12

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