The Girl Who Lost a Leopard by Farook, Nizrana

The Girl Who Lost a Leopard

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From the author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant comes another thrilling escapade set in fictional Sri Lanka.

Selvi is a free spirit who loves climbing in the beautiful mountains behind her home. There, she befriended Lokka, a leopard with a beautiful coat and huge golden eyes. Together, they roam the wilderness as they please.

But when hunters come with bows and arrows, Selvi knows she must stop them before they hurt Lokka. But what can she do against such powerful enemies, especially when the friends and family she turns to for help are not all they seem to be? To rescue her leopard friend, first Selvi must outwit the poachers and expose the mastermind behind it all.

With breezy chapters and lush, atmospheric settings, this action-adventure is a superb pick for young readers who enjoy stories with peril, friendship, and close encounters with the natural wild.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

Author: Nizrana Farook
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Published: 05/09/2023
Pages: 224
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.03h x 6.30w x 1.02d
ISBN: 9781682635810
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.6
Point Value: 5
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 520418 / Girl Who Lost a Leopard

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2023
Booklist 04/01/2023 pg. 68

About the Author
Nizrana Farook was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and the beautiful landscapes of her home country find their way into the stories she writes. She graduated from Bath Spa University with an MA in Writing for Young People and lives in England with her husband and two daughters.

  • Fans of Nizrana Farook's The Girl Who Stole an Elephant and The Boy Who Met a Whale
  • Collection developers seeking authentic representations of Asian protagonists by Asian authors
  • Animal lovers, and budding environmentalists will love exploring the Sri Lankan wilderness through this action-packed novel
  • Adventure seekers that enjoy thrilling stories with plenty of genuine character development