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Gavin, Jamila

Overview
Works: 92 works in 331 publications in 6 languages and 7,225 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Young adult works  Biography  Adventure stories  Drama  Short stories  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G2355, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jamila Gavin
Publications by Jamila Gavin
Most widely held works by Jamila Gavin
Coram boy by Jamila Gavin( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Aaron grows up in the Coram Foundling Hospital, having been saved from death by a boy called Meshak. Meshak, Aaron and Toby, the child of an African slave, all have a narrow escape as Meshak's evil father sets sail to sell them into slavery
Our favorite stories by Jamila Gavin( Book )
11 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Stories from real children and for real children everywhere
The blood stone by Jamila Gavin( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 567 libraries worldwide
In the early seventeenth century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father, Geronimo, and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal. Suggested level: secondary
Tales from India by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Collection of Hindu tales, including the birth of the gods, tales of creation, and the arrival of humans, accompanied by exquisite artwork, which reflects the influence of both classical and contemporary Indian art
Fine feathered friend by Jamila Gavin( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 367 libraries worldwide
In India, Raju is angry about spending two months on his aunt and uncle's farm while his family attends a wedding in England, but things looks much brighter after he becomes mother to a newly-hatched chick
See no evil by Jamila Gavin( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous short stories about Grandpa Chatterji's behaviour when he comes to stay with Neetu, Sanjay and the rest of the family
The wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Marvinder and her young brother are separated from their mother as war breaks out in India in 1947. Together they must make their way to England and a new life
The robber baron's daughter by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Grandpa's Indian summer by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous short stories about Neetu and Sanjay's visit to India to stay with their Grandpa Chatterji and their cousins Rahul and Radha
Blackberry Blue and other fairy tales by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Features six magical stories. In this title, you can watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mission to save a lost king; join Princess Desire as she gallops across the Milky Way on her jet-black horse. It is suitable for readers of all ages
Three Indian goddesses : the stories of Kali, Sita/Lakshmi and Durga by Jamila Gavin( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Enter the magical and exotic world of Indian legend in three modern stories inspired by Hindu tales
Deadly friend by Jamila Gavin( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The wormholers by Jamila Gavin( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
When Natalie falls into a wormhole in space, it is up to her step-brother Chad and neighbour Sophie to help her. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Three Indian princesses : the stories of Savitri, Damayanti and Sita by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Kamla and Kate by Jamila Gavin( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
School for princes : stories from the Panchatantra by Jamila Gavin( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A collection of centuries-old fables, including the stories a wise old man told to some young princes to help them grow up to be sensible men
Stories from the Hindu world by Jamila Gavin( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve Hindu myths about the creation of the world and the adventures of the gods and goddesses
Danger by moonlight by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A stranger arrives with a message for 12-year-old Filippo: his father, whom he has never met, is being held captive by the bandit Mir Baba and only the most valuable jewel, The Ocean of the Moon, is worth enough to raise the ransom
The eye of the horse by Jamila Gavin( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Marvinder and Jaspal find adjsusting to life in England difficult and are torn between returning to India or working things through in England
 
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Alternative Names
Gavin, J.
Gavin, Jamila.
Jamila Gavin British children's writer
جاميلا كافن، 1941-
가빈, 자밀라
게빈, 자밀라
ガヴィン, ジャミラ
Languages
English (164)
German (8)
Italian (5)
French (4)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
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