SHORTLISTED: The Girl Who Stole an Elephant - by Nizrana Farook
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant - by Nizrana Farook
Shortlisted for the Awesome Book Awards 2021
'Chaya, schoolgirl by day, thief by night, will steal your heart in this incredibly assured debut that’s packed with adventure, friendship, and loyalty.' – Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars
A brilliant adventure set in a fictional Sri Lanka, this book will transport you to a world of action, deception, bravery and rebellion!
Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, usually has an answer for everything. But stealing the Queen’s jewels, even for the best of reasons, is not something she can talk her way out of and soon she has to escape.
On the back of a gorgeous stolen elephant Chaya leads her friends through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk…
Will stealing the queen’s jewels be the beginning or the end of everything for the intrepid gang?
Full of adventure, jewels, jungle creatures and bandits, The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is a thrilling, joyous adventure of friendship, flight and righting wrongs from debut Sri Lankan author Nizrana Farook.