- Puffin Classics
- Published 3rd July 2014
- 384 Pages
- 130mm x 197mm x 13mm
Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. 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.