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Like Goodnight Mister Tom? Try this. Struggles, friendships and an ancient curse: being evacuated can be hard. Hitler’s bombs are falling on London when Carrie and Nick are sent away. Wartime evacuees billeted in Wales, they stay with bullying old Mr Evans and his timid mouse of a sister. Their friend Albert is luckier, living in Druid’s Bottom with Hepzibah Green and the strange Mr Johnny. But the old house is tainted by the Screaming Skull’s ancient curse. When Carrie does a terrible thing, will it haunt them forever?

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  • 208 pages



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  1. roseyclo
    on 4 January 2014

    very good!

  2. massie22
    on 30 October 2013

    It is a very heart touching story and I like it because of Carrie’s bravery

  3. YasminLovesPonies
    on 21 July 2013

    I love this Book it is soooo interesting! I love History especially the Tudors!

    5out of 5
  4. fluffyandtreacle
    on 17 June 2013

    I loved this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5
  5. Cookie97
    on 1 May 2013

    I’ve order this book from the scholastic book club magazine so it should be on the way

  6. bubblegum1230
    on 28 April 2013

    i think it is a good book but mabie not as tom gates