The Girl of Ink and Stars - Audio Drama

A play by Satinder Chohan
Based on the book by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

A tale of maps, myth and monsters

Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her father once mapped. When a girl from the village disappears into the island's Forgotten Territories, Isabella and her lifelong friend Pablo go in search of her.

Following her map and an ancient myth, Isabella discovers that deep beneath the dry rivers and smoky mountains, a fiery legend is stirring from its sleep...

A gripping audio drama performed over three podcasts, The Girl of Ink and Stars is a story of myth, magic and the power of friendship.

For children aged 7+ and their families

Learning Opportunities

2 - 20 November 2020

All schools will be able to access a suite of FREE learning resources providing opportunities for children to deepen their engagement with the themes, content and production of The Girl of Ink and Stars. This will include suggested lesson plans, printable activity sheets and filmed profiles introducing the Creative Team behind the production.

TEACHERS: click here to register for the free learning resources.

Calling all creative adventurers!

Join in at home by downloading these creative activity sheets.

Colour or make your own ancient map and help Isabella and Pablo search for Cata in the island's Forgotten Territories. Can you escape the Tibicenas and hide from the sea monsters lurking in the deep?!...Have fun on your adventures, there's plenty to choose from!

We'd love to see your creations - tag us in your posts on Facebook or Twitter or email us at

Many thanks to Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries for the activities.