We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

When the Mountains Roared – Teacher’s Notes

About the book

When the Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth is a vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell.

Who are these resources for?

When the Mountains Roared is suitable for teaching to children aged 9–11, either in class or during allotted extra-curricular sessions. The reading questions and activities suggested here cover literacy objectives, focusing on reading comprehension and inference, but also provide suggestions for cross-curricular links. They work as an introduction to the themes and ideas within the book, taking students’ understanding of the text to a new level and inspiring them to read further.


Download as PDF


Download as PowerPoint