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Hidden Story of Estie Noor

Nadine Aisha Jassat

No one wanted to hear Estie's side of the story. Now she's on a mission to make sure the truth is heard . . . A page-turning mystery novel in verse about identity, friendship and learning to use your voice, with accessible text and beautiful illustrations throughout.

When twelve-year-old Estie is expelled from school, she's sent to stay with her aunt in Scotland over the summer. Even though nobody, not even her mum, asked to hear her side of the story.

Estie's determined to keep her barriers up and stick to herself until the holidays are over. But when she comes across an intricately folded paper castle with a secret message written inside - a message from someone desperate to tell their own unbelieved story - a chord is struck, and Estie can't help but follow the clues to the next piece of artwork. Who are these messages from? And what will their secret reveal about the town?

In helping to uncover the anonymous artist's truth, Estie just might find the words to tell her own. . .

  • Classification : THRILLER, CRIME & MYSTERY
  • Pub Date : MAY 9, 2024
  • Imprint : Orion Children'S Books
  • Page Extent : 320
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781510111608
  • Price : INR 499
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Nadine Aisha Jassat

Nadine Aisha Jassat is an award-winning writer, and author of poetry collection Let Me Tell You This. She has been published widely, including in It's Not About The Burqa (shortlisted for the Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year). Nadine delivers creative practice work filled with heart, which addresses social justice, builds community, and supports participants to connect to and grow their voices. She often works with schools and youth groups and has worked with libraries around the world. She is a regular borrower in hers. Nadine lives in Edinburgh, and grew up in the North of England with a Yorkshire mum and a Zimbabwean dad. She is of mixed heritage; a heritage which can only be told in stories.

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