Children & Young Adult Books:

Out Of India

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Out Of India

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Out Of India by Jamila Gavin
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

'I am truly a child of both countries and both cultures.'Born to an Indian father and an English mother, Jamila Gavin's childhood was divided between two worlds.Her earliest memories are of India, where she lived in a crumbling palace built for a prince, and learned to steal sugar cane and suck mangoes. But she would spend much of her childhood in England, where she picked blackberries, got chilblains, and learned to recognise doodlebug bombs. And between the two there were unforgettable journeys, by bullock carts and tongas, crowded trains and romantic P&O liners.A touching and very personal recollection, with a backdrop of world-shaking events, from the Blitz of World War II to the struggle for Indian independence and the assassination of Gandhi.Illustrated with the author's own delightful photographs.

Author Biography

Jamila Gavin is the author of Coram Boy (Whitbread Children's Book of the Year 2000, and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal), The Wheel of Surya, The Eye of the Horse, The Track of the Wind, The Singing Bowls, The Wormholers, and several other works of fiction for children, including Coming Home, a story about Divali, one of Hodder Wayland's Celebration Stories. She lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
4 page photo insert
Imprint
Hodder Children's Books
Pages
128
Dimensions
130x198x10
ISBN-13
9780340854624
Product ID
1665840

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 79 Banana Points