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A stunning new children's novel from the Costa Award-winning author of Asha & the Spirit Bird, Jasbinder Bilan.

'Sensitively written and set against a true historical backdrop, this mystical story is a delight.' DAILY MAIL

Xanthe loves visiting her gran in her flat with its rooftop garden.

But Nani is becoming forgetful – and Xanthe wishes she could help her, if only she knew how.

A mysterious cat shows her a way. It leads Xanthe to clues about Nani's childhood, and how, long ago, she had to escape her old life in Africa for a new one in Britain ...

The fourth novel by bestselling, Costa Award-winning author Jasbinder Bilan; author of Asha & the Spirit Bird, Tamarind & the Star of Ishta and Aarti & the Blue Gods

Follows archaeology-obsessed Xanthe as she uncovers her family’s secrets

A tale of secrets, family, refugees, belonging and love

Set in a tower block in Nottingham, bringing Jasbinder’s trademark magical realism to an urban, everyday setting

Xanthe and the Ruby Crown

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