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Jacky’s first ever Second World War story! Home is where the heart is. But young evacuee Shirley doesn’t have a real home anymore… It’s 1939. The war has just started, and ten-year-old Shirley is being sent away on a train with her schoolmates. She doesn’t know where she’s going, or what’ll happen when she gets there. She’s just been told that she’s going on ‘a little holiday’. Soon Shirley ends up in the country, with two boys – Kevin and Archie – from the East End of London. But living in the eerie Red House, with the mysterious Mrs Waverley, is an experience that will change Shirley forever…
- A stunning World War Two story from a beloved author
- Brings the war alive in a tale of friendship and courage
- For fans of Hetty Feather and Goodnight Mister Tom
- Jacqueline Wilson has sold over 35 million books
February 1st, 2018
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