Three bestselling stories about Omri, and his friend Patrick, who turns his plastic Red Indian, Little Bull, into a real miniature person.
The Indian in the Cupboard
Who’d want a boring little plastic Red Indian as a birthday present? Omri doesn’t – until his brother gives him a very special cupboard which can make the Indian come alive…
Return of the Indian
Omri is unexpectedly reminded of his beloved Red Indian, and can’t resist making sure he’s still all right. But when he opens the cupboard door Little Bull is wounded, nearly dead, and Omri must find help.
The Secret of the Indian
Omri’s friend Patrick goes back in time to the Wild West, and keeping the secret safe becomes even more difficult for Omri…
Praise for The Indian in the Cupboard
“An assured piece of story-telling, well able to stand comparison with older classics.”
Times Educational Supplement
“Enthralling and hair-raising reading.” TLS
Praise for The Secret of the Indian
“There have been many famous stories in which children’s toys come alive: this book is in the same great tradition.” School Library Association
Praise for The Key to the Indian
“…a swiftly-moving, tightly-plotted, exciting, funny tale, which will keep the reader firmly hooked and frantically turning the pages.” Carousel
About the author
Lynne Reid Banks was born in London in 1929. She was an actress in the early 1950s and later became one of the first two women TV News reporters in Britain. She is a best-selling author for both children and adults, and has written over thirty books, including The L-Shaped Room.
Lynne Reid Banks has three grown-up sons and lives in Dorset and London with her sculptor husband, Chaim Stephenson.
The indian in the cupboard trillogy
A very good book. 'Bit short but relly good