Buy box is not available to display at this moment. Sorry for the inconvenience
To purchase this book, please visit this page later or call our 24/7 customer service

Publisher's Summary

Award-winning, best-selling and beloved Jacqueline Wilson tells the fascinating, moving story of a girl sent away from home as an evacuee during the Second World War.
September, 1939. As the Second World War begins, 10-year-old Shirley is sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn't know where she's going, or what's going to happen to her when she gets there. All she has been told is that she's going on 'a little holiday'.
Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie - and their experiences living in the strange, half-empty Red House, with the mysterious and reclusive Mrs Waverley, will change their lives for ever.
Jacqueline Wilson turns to this period of history for the first time, in this beautiful, moving story of friendship and bravery against the backdrop of the worst conflict the world has ever known.
©2017 Jacqueline Wilson (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Show More Show Less
No Reviews are Available

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Dr. Gregory Wood on 07-24-17

so good

It is a very good book the performance was stunning and the story was to I Will recommend this book to lots of people

Read More Hide me

3 of 3 people found this review helpful


By Mary Hodges on 11-24-17

AMAZING STORY !!!A+++

I'm 8 and loved this book. I liked the narration because they changed their voice for every different character. The story is very exciting.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc