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A tender and beautifully evoked story which sweeps readers back into the Second World War era. When the war thrusts scrawny evacuee Willie Beech into the care of a gruff old man, an unlikely bond flourishes between them. But as Willie enjoys his first ever taste of kindness, suddenly his happiness is under threat again… This heartwarming classic sets universal human themes against a stunning and memorable wartime backdrop.
”... a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions.” Guardian
December 31st, 1994
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AR book level: 5.1; Middle years; 13.0 points