Global Gang and the land of the tiger
GLOBAL GANG AND THE LAND OF THE TIGER , by Sussex author, Patricia Martin
A thrilling adventure story that highlights the real threats to wild tigers from poaching and other pressures on their jungle homes. (Profits from sales will be donated to wild tiger conservation).
Five young wildlife lovers from around the world, including Tamsin from Seaford, East Sussex ‘meet’ on the Internet and form a chat group dubbed ‘Global Gang.’ When their Indian friend invites them on a tiger safari, Tamsin,13, Arun, 10, Jake, 14, Renata, 12 and Ashenafi, 11 meet in person. But soon disaster strikes. Lost in the jungle, the gang is in danger from wild tigers and ruthless poachers who prey on these magnificent animals.
Back home in Sussex, Tamsin’s arch-enemy plots to oust her from the tiger role in their school’s new musical ‘Wild Cats’ – with frightening consequences.
Along the way, readers experience Delhi, India’s amazing capital city, and the white-hot countryside of Rajasthan, where wild tigers roam. Plus they find out how the power of music could help save wild cats around the world.
Aimed at boys and girls 11 plus ; also of interest to adults
‘Amazing’ – Melis-Rose, 11, from Eastbourne, East Sussex
‘Believable and thrilling’ – Ben. 13, from Seaford, East Sussex
I learned a lot about India and tigers’ – Megan, 12, from Orpington, Kent
The book would make a lovely Christmas or birthday gift