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When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside.


A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley.


But then his cruel mother summons him back to war-torn London . . . Will he ever see Mister Tom again?


'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit first novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' Guardian

Michelle Magorian - Goodnight Mr. Tom (AGE 9+)

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