Matthew Land Portfolio
Published by Chicken House
It's 1942 and Nisha’s home in Malaya is destroyed by war and she and her mother, Amma, flee to her father’s ancestral house perched on a cliff top on the cold Northern English coast. Amma falls gravely ill and Nisha is left to face her formidable grandmother and her countless rules alone. She's even forbidden from climbing the old weeping tree, but then a ghost child beckons Nisha to sit under its boughs, promising her Amma’s life in return for three truths...