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The Girl of Ink & Stars

Narrated by: Victoria Fox
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (74 ratings)

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Summary

Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her cartographer father once mapped. When her best friend disappears, she's determined to be part of the search party.

Guided by an ancient map and her knowledge of the stars, Isabella navigates the island's dangerous Forgotten Territories. But beneath the dry rivers and dead forests, a fiery myth is stirring from its sleep.

©2016 Kiran Millwood Hargrave (P)2016 Oakhill Publishing

Critic reviews

"A mesmerising debut of maps, myths and girls of enormous courage." ( The Bookseller)

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  • Andrew
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 12-04-17

Prefer to read it...

The narrator is strong and I liked the book, but something about the combination didn't quite work for me. I read this instead and preferred it.

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Lovely story

Not my usual genre but I did enjoy it. Vivid descriptions and beautiful writing I could imagine myself there on the island.

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Amazing story

Loved it. It is a sad and haooy story. The voice over made it so much more enjoyable and helped me have picture in my head of what was happing.

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  • NB
  • 22-05-19

A story for children written in an adult style

This book got a great review on audible so I downloaded for the family (11 and 8 year olds) to listen to on a long car journey. Whilst the story captured the children’s interest, the language and style was more suited to adults in my view, and the struggled with some of it. Perhaps the target audience was older, but the spiritual fantasy themes of the story might not interest an older child so much.

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  • Mr
  • 29-03-19

Amazingly tense!

This story had me hanging on end every second every scene and every word for days

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EXCELLENT !!

I think this a great book and that there are no faults. But there is a sad part .