The Conch Bearer


the conch bearer

Price : 17.95$ 

Code : 581648 

ISBN13 : 9781405816489 

Copyright : 2007

Ill luck forces twelve-year-old Anand to support his family until one day he meets a strange beggar who demands Anand's help to protect a treasure of immeasurable value - a tiny beautiful conch shell. But this is no ordinary conch; it has a potent magical force and must be returned to its rightful home.

Teaching points
The realistic contemporary Indian setting offers opportunities for multicultural work. Rich, high-quality writing gives opportunity to cover a wide range of Framework objectives. The narrative involves the reader in Anand's inner conflict, enabling all readers to empathise with him.