The Tigers in the Tower

The Tigers in the Tower

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"A Little Princess - with tigers! Orphan and outcast Sahira Clive is a brave and plucky heroine with a brightly burning heart. I was rooting for her all the way to the end of this thrilling - and thought-provoking - adventure." Ally Sherrick, award-winning author of Black Powder

Sahira's family are travelling to England to deliver two majestic Indian tigers to the menagerie in the tower of London.

But tragedy strikes and sickness steals Sahira's parents from her on the journey. Left alone in London, Sarhira finds herself confined to a miserable and dangerous orphanage. Despite her heartache and the threats she faces, Sahira is determined to carry out her father's last request - to protect God's beautiful creatures: her tigers. To do so, Sahira must set out on an adventure and use all her powers of persuasion to engage the help of some new friends along the way.

Can the quest to find her tigers a safe home, lead Sahira to find her own place of hope and belonging in this strange and foreign land?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 12.95mm | 222.26g
  • Lion Fiction
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1782643176
  • 9781782643173
  • 1,315,751

Flap copy

Sahira’s family are on their way to England to deliver two majestic Indian tigers to the menagerie in theTower of London.
But tragedy strikes and sickness steals Sahira’s parents from her on the journey. Left alone in London, Sahira finds herself confined to a miserable and dangerous orphanage.
Despite her heartache and the threats she faces, Sahira is determined to carry out her father’s last request – to protect God’s beautiful creatures: her tigers.
To do so, Sahira must set out on an adventure and use all her powers of persuasion to engage the help of some new friends along the way.
Can the quest to find her tigers a safe home lead Sahira to find her own place of hope and belonging in this strange and foreign land?
show more

Back cover copy

Sahira's family are on their way to England to deliver two majestic Indian tigers to the menagerie in theTower of London.
But tragedy strikes and sickness steals Sahira's parents from her on the journey. Left alone in London, Sahira finds herself confined to a miserable and dangerous orphanage.
Despite her heartache and the threats she faces, Sahira is determined to carry out her father's last request - to protect God's beautiful creatures: her tigers.
To do so, Sahira must set out on an adventure and use all her powers of persuasion to engage the help of some new friends along the way.
Can the quest to find her tigers a safe home lead Sahira to find her own place of hope and belonging in this strange and foreign land?
show more

Review quote

"A Little Princess - with tigers! Orphan and outcast Sahira Clive is a brave and plucky heroine with a brightly burning heart. I was rooting for her all the way to the end of this thrilling - and thought-provoking - adventure." Ally Sherrick, award-winning author of Black Powder


Sahira's family are travelling to England to deliver two majestic Indian tigers to the menagerie in the tower of London.


But tragedy strikes and sickness steals Sahira's parents from her on the journey. Left alone in London, Sarhira finds herself confined to a miserable and dangerous orphanage. Despite her heartache and the threats she faces, Sahira is determined to carry out her father's last request - to protect God's beautiful creatures: her tigers. To do so, Sahira must set out on an adventure and use all her powers of persuasion to engage the help of some new friends along the way.


Can the quest to find her tigers a safe home, lead Sahira to find her own place of hope and belonging in this strange and foreign land?
show more

About Julia Golding

Julia Golding is a multi-award winning children's author who has been awarded both the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Nestle Smarties Book Prize. A former British diplomat and Oxfam policy adviser, Golding also has a doctorate in English Literature from Oxford University, and was writer-in-residence at the Royal Institution in 2019. An avid Jane Austen fan, her Jane Austen-themed podcast 'What Would Jane Do?' offers a 19th century take on modern life. Golding is the successful author of The Curious Science Quest series, The Tigers in the Tower and the Jane Austen Investigates series.
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Rating details

61 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 49% (30)
4 31% (19)
3 13% (8)
2 5% (3)
1 2% (1)
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