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Billie Templar's War

by Ellie Irving (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Dear Your Majesty…. Please can you send my dad home from the war? He’s been out there for the last eleven weeks. His best friend got blown up today, and I don’t want him to get hurt, so please can you excuse him from the fighting?

Billie Templar wants one thing more than anything else in the world: her soldier dad to come home from the war in the Middle East. But there’s only one person who can help – the Queen. She’s in charge of the army, right? She can send Dad home! But it seems that breaking into Buckingham Palace to speak with Her Majesty isn’t going to be easy. So – with the help of some good friends, some unruly old-age pensioners and an elephant – Billie hatches a foolproof plan to get the Queen to visit her little village. Is she heading for a right royal disaster? Or will her personal crusade finally bring her father home?

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Corgi Childrens

Date published

June 6th, 2013

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  1. eleanor100
    on 18 February 2016

    I borrowed this from the library and thought it would be rubbish, but actually I found that it was quite interesting, with a realistic style. ;)

  2. TheUltimateBookcase
    on 17 October 2013

    Great story, Billie is quite a funny girl!

    5out of 5
  3. Siff220
    on 30 March 2013

    I want to get it

    5out of 5
  4. thunderball72
    on 9 March 2013

    Great book!Love it!

  5. natashakrywald
    on 7 March 2013

    really nice book

  6. Paradise56
    on 6 March 2013

    very nice and interesting book

  7. bouncybunny
    on 5 March 2013

    A really heartwarming story of a daughter and her father , i thought it was sweet that a young girk would go to such legnth to get her daddy home.

  8. lap312i
    on 4 March 2013

    the blurb seems interesting. i love stories like that