Adventurous little Tashi braves the perils of the big city when he and Grandma find themselves lost and far from their village in the 11th installment in the well-established Tashi series. Young Tashi fans will cheer for their hero as he takes on a one-eyed kidnapper, bungling brigands, and other perils in the bustling marketplace. Along with the tales of derring-do, Tashi adventures are filled with themes of bravery, ingenuity, and loyalty.
All children should meet Tashi. He can be their mentor on the road to reading, feeding their imaginations with fantastic stories The Tashistories have the evergreen qualities of classics.' Joan Zahnleiter, MagpiesVol 16, No 5 November 2001I just can't get enough of Tashi, and neither can any of the students at my school! a fantastic sense of anticipation and adventure Definitely add this one to your library!' Fiona Deppeler, Balgowlah Heights Public School, NSW
Anna Fienberg is the author of many popular and award-winning books for children of all ages. Her mother, Barbara Fienberg, an ex-librarian, is chief plot-deviser for the Tashi books. Kim Gamble has done splendid illustrations for many of Anna's books, and for books by other authors.