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Whistling in the Dark
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Whistling in the Dark (Paperback)

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In the hardship of war, everything is rationed - except true friendship. Second novel from Shirley Hughes, set in Britain in WWII



From much-loved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling World War Two wartime adventure for readers aged 10+ set during the Liverpool Blitz. In the hardship of war, everything is rationed - except true friendship. Joan and best friend Doreen love going to the cinema until the Blitz intensifies and then even that becomes too dangerous, especially when an army deserter is found lurking near their home. Who is he and why does he think Joan can help him? As the Blitz worsens, Joan and her friends make a discovery that will tear the whole community apart... Check out the website for the historical background to the story: www.whistlinginthedarkbook.com.

Children'sFiction & true storiesClassic fictionChildren'sFiction & true storiesFamily & home storiesChildren'sFiction & true storiesHistorical fiction Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 02/06/2016 ISBN-13: 9781406365696  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Shirley Hughes has illustrated more than 200 children's books and is one of the best-loved writers for children. She has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, with Dogger being voted the UK's favourite Kate Greenaway Medal-winning book of all time. Shirley has been awarded an OBE for her distinguished service to children's literature. She also won the inaugural Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Shirley lives in London.

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