ISBN 9789383331222,Tiger Boy

Tiger Boy


Duckbill Books



Duckbill Books

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789383331222

ISBN-10 9383331224


Number of Pages 148 Pages
Language (English)
Neels parents want him to win a scholarship, and go to the big city to study. But Neel doesnt want to leave his beloved Sundarbans, with its beautiful trees and its magnificent tigers. And then a tiger cub goes missing from the reserve! The evil Gupta wants to sell the cub and sets is people to search for it. Neel and his sister Rupa are determined to find the cub and take it to safety before Gupta and his goons find it. Racing against time, and braving the dangers of the dark, will Neel succeed in saving the little tiger cub. A multicultural title with obvious appeal for animal-loving middle graders. - Kirkus Review

Mitali Bose Perkins ( has written many novels for young readers, including Rickshaw Girl (chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the top 100 books for children in the past 100 years) and Bamboo People (an American Library Association's Top Ten Novels for Young Adults, starred in Publishers Weekly as "a graceful exploration of the redemptive power of love, family, and friendship.") Mitali was born in Kolkata, India before immigrating to the US with her family. She graduated from Stanford University in Political Science, received her Masters in Public Policy from U.C. Berkeley, and has lived in Bangladesh, India, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. Currently she resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and sons.