Elsie is on a mission to have the adventure of a lifetime, save the tiger and change the future. A time-travelling adventure.
Face to face with the mightiest and most majestic predator in the jungle, Elsie is in awe of the tiger’s beauty. She’s on a mission to have the adventure of a lifetime, save the tiger and change the future. With echoes of Tom’s Midnight Garden, Tania Unsworth writes about transcendent friendships and conservation in the animal kingdom.
Elsie is not looking forward to the long summer holidays with her creaky, old Uncle John. She longs for adventure like her heroine Kelsie Corvette, who she writes about and whose daredevil escapades, full of thrills and spills, Elsie envies. But then the unimaginable happens as 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?
Elsie, Uncle John and his childhood friend, Mandeep, tread a dangerous path deeper and deeper into the jungle on their quest to save the tiger.