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The Balloon Thief

  • Publisher : Chicken House
  • Author : Aneesa Marufu
  • ISBN : 9781913696078
  • Lab Code : 2679
  • Number of pages : 438
  • ATOS Book Level : 5.3
  • Points Value : 16.0
  • Book Cover : Paperback

This title contains content which may be considered inappropriate for primary aged children

Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £3.99.

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Description

For Khadija, the only escape from her father’s arranged betrothal is the sky.

When she spots a rogue hot air balloon fighting against its ropes, she leaps at the chance for adventure. Khadija soon finds an unlikely ally in a poor glassmaker’s apprentice, Jacob.

But Jacob is a hāri, and Khadija a Ghadaean. The hāri are oppressed and restless – their infamous terrorist group, the Hāreef, have a new fearsome leader. And the ruling Ghadaeans are brutal in their repression.

Soon, a deadly revolution threatens their friendship and their world. The Hāreef use forbidden magic, summoning jinn – wicked spirits made of fire – to enact their revenge, forcing Jacob and Khadija to choose what kind of a world they want to save …

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