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An earlier work, this one was slow and
almost unreadable. The print was too small
to go along with the story.
...to further goodness in the world.”
Twelve-year-old Anand works in a tea stall in Kolkata, India, a job he was forced to take when his father disappeared after... Read more
Although my son is in 5th grade and reads plenty on his own, we still enjoy reading together. This is one of the best books that I have read to him in quite a while. Read morePublished on February 15, 2013 by Mrs.KSH
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is my all time FAVORITE author. I can't keep enough of my favorites on hand, because she is simply an amazing story teller and so I share her stories a... Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by H. Foster
She weaves a tale of mysterious adventure & joy.
It is spiritual & picaresque .
Enjoyed so much , bought a number of copies for gifts.
I am a thirty year old college student and in a Children's Literature class I was assigned to read a children's book about a different culture. Read morePublished on April 18, 2011 by Dee Licon
I just finished reading The Conch Bearer. It is an amazing book! You get to go on a journey with Anand (the main character.)This is one of the best books I have ever read. Read morePublished on April 24, 2010 by rainy day reader
The book takes you to the Silver Valley in the Himalayas - full of fantasy, action and adventure. People of all ages will enjoy.Published on March 11, 2008 by Darbari Sarod
The book takes you to the Silver Valley in the Himalayas - full of fantasy, action and adventure. People of all ages will enjoy.Published on March 7, 2008 by Darbari Sarod