Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of WW2. 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:||6th March 2003|
|Publisher:||Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Categories:||Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage),|
Michelle Magorian was originally an actress. While acting, she worked on stories and ended up writing the award-winning Goodnight Mr Tom. She has written further novels, poetry collections, short stories and picture books. Michelle lives in London and continues to act and write.More About Michelle Magorian