A classic love story from the award-winning author of Goodnight, Mister Tom.
It is the summer of 1943 and war continues to rage. For Rose and her sister Diana, it’s a time of independence and self-discovery as they find first loves. But when Rose uncovers an extraordinary love story from another war, she is forced to question that love. Rose is about to discover a secret that will change everything.
Michelle Magorian combines her rich style with a refreshing take on wartime women in this classic coming of age story.
The perfect read for everyone who loved Marcuz Zusak's The Book Thief or Nina Bawden's Carrie's War.
Michelle Magorian is the best-selling author of numerous award-winning stories for children, including A Spoonful of Jam, A Little Love Song, and Cuckoo in the Nest and Just Henry. Her extensive list of awards includes the Costa Prize and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. Michelle has worked in theatre, television and films and has an established reputation as a comedienne, performing in plays and musicals.