The Runaway Children of Chennai
This gripping story of survival and courage follows Rish, a young boy living in one of the poorest slums of India. With his best friend, he manages to survive despite the rampant poverty, but tragedy strikes when a con man promises to give them a job and they find themselves thrust into a world of betrayal and mystery. Forced to rely on their wits and courage, Rish and his sister Mariam find that their journey will test them in ways they never imagined.
"Rish and Mariam's heart-breaking tale is woven from the real lives of thousands of Indian street children. Shocking and inspiring, theirs is a story that needs to be read." David Maidment, Founder of Railway Children Charity.
"I'm not usually the type of person even to pick up a book let alone fully commit to one. However, this book was truly special, and honestly a huge and sudden milestone during my goal to finally get into reading!" Charlie (13)
"You have to read this book! " Shreya (11)
"I loved it. I can't wait for the sequel!" Kelsie (9)
It's Raining in Moscow and I Forgot my Umbrella
Billy and Manya, two seemingly unconnected children, are both on a quest to uncover the secrets of their past. Billy is determined to track down his parents, who have been missing for twelve years. Meanwhile, the rebellious Manya cheats her way through elite Russian academies and is drawn into the manipulative clutches of Tatiana. As their stories intertwine, they slowly uncover an astonishing link that reveals a long-buried secret more terrible than anything they could have imagined.