Elsie is not looking forward to the long summer holiday with her creaky, old Uncle John. But then the unimaginable happens. Time unravels and Elsie tumbles back to 1940s India to meet her Uncle John as a young boy on a tiger hunt. Can Elsie stop him from doing what he’s already told her is a wrong he can never right?
"Spine-tinglingly good, best time travel novel since Tom’s Midnight Garden. Enthralling and prize-worthy."
Amanda Craig, author of The Golden Rule
"…lyrical, vivid, and tender…"
Philip Womack, Literary Review
“I write for children because they are the best readers. Few books capture your heart and mind like the books you read as a child.”
Unsworth has created a world where nothing is as it seems and horrors lurk around every corner
R.L. Stine on The One Safe Place