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Nov 18 2019

Tim and Tigon by Tim Cope

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Pan Macmillan, 2019. ISBN: 9781760554293.
(Age: 12+) Recommended. 'Adventurer Tim Cope had a childhood dream: to travel the 10,000 kilometres from Mongolia to Hungary on horseback - a journey undertaken by the legendary leader of the Mongols, Genghis Khan. Tim made this epic journey - across the windswept wilderness and wolf-infested plateaux of Mongolia and Kazakhstan - with his dog Tigon'. (Publisher)
The YA version of the novel makes it easy to follow and digest for younger readers even aged 12. This is a recommended novel with heart. The pictures in the middle show the reality of the harsh conditions that Tim and Tigon coped with and the traditions of the people that they encountered.
Vincent Hermann

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