Inside Iora’s world

Review of Iora and the Quest of Five; Arefa Tehsin; Fingerprint 2012

– Joanne Jons David

Iora and the Quest of Five is an enchanting tale by Arefa Tehsin about an 11-year-old girl in the hidden forest civilisation of Twitterland. The whole rainforest is threatened and Iora’s father’s life is in danger -she has to find the mysterious five before it’s too late. The journey goes on as Iora with her friend Beetle the agogwe and her funny foe Owlus come across different places and creatures like Daddy Long Legs, Homo-lamia,post chimps and Pebbles.

Later they are joined by Baba, an old orangutan and Chinar, a boy from the human world who wholeheartedly helps them in their quest. Determined and daring are the words that can describe Iora, who is an adorable and lovable character. A journey full of thorns and roses, their mission tells the reader to be courageous and nothing is impossible. Each creature with its own characteristics makes the wonderful world complete. This book more suitable for 9-13 year-olds, swallows the reader into a whole new world.

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Rating: 8.2/10 (5 votes cast)
Inside Iora’s world, 8.2 out of 10 based on 5 ratings

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