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The Balloon Thief

Aneesa Marufu / Nikki Patel
For Khadija the only escape from her arranged betrothal is the sky. When she spots a rogue hot air balloon fighting against its ropes she leaps at the chance for adventure. She soon finds an unlikely ally in a poor glassmaker's apprentice Jacob. But Jacob is a hari and Khadija a Ghadaean.The hari are oppressed and restless and the ruling Ghadaeans brutal in their repression. The Hareef use forbidden magic summoning jinn - wicked spirits made of fire - to enact their revenge forcing Jacob and Khadija to choose what kind of a world they want to save . . .

  • Published by Oakhill Publishing
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Fantasy
  • Target Audience Young Adult
  • Released 1st March 2022
  • Duration 13 Hrs. 56 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781399103053