Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of World War II. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London.
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 05 / 2011
- 128 x 198mm