Synopses & Reviews
A colourful, magical adventure story for readers aged 9 - 11, set in the heart of the Amazon jungle, which was highly acclaimed on its hardback publication. "A splendidly suspenseful, richly characterised drama" "Sunday Times".
It's 1910 and Maia, orphaned at 13, travels from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She befriends Finn, a mysterious Indian boy who lives with the local Indians. But they are forced to flee up river when his past life catches up with him.