Running on the Roof of the World

Author(s): Jess Butterworth

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A story of adventure, survival, courage, and hope, set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India that introduces young readers to a fascinating part of the world and the threat to its people's religious freedom.

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Daring kids, sidekick yaks, Himalayan setting - all the ingredients of a smashing adventure. -- Abi Elphinstone

A wonderful story of courage and hope. -- Amy Wilson, author of A GIRL CALLED OWL

A powerful, compelling story of hope, wisdom and compassion... -- Steve Voake

...one of those stories that gives its young readers an honest understanding of some of the awful things that go on in the world, but balances that understanding with a narrative of survival and hope... -- Jill Murphy The Book Bag

Jess spent her childhood between the UK and India, and grew up hearing stories about the Himalayas from her grandmother. As part of her research, she lived in India and even met with the Dalai Lama. She studied creative writing at Bath Spa and now lives in Bristol.

General Fields

  • : 9781510102088
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion Children's Books
  • : June 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 617
  • : en
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 288
  • : Jess Butterworth