Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 336 p.
From the Publisher
On a September morning in 1939 England, Jimmy Harding, aged 7, and
his sister Jenny, 6, set out for school as usual. Jimmy knew that
something was to happen that day, but his sister had no inkling
that today their lives would be forever changed. Arriving at
school, they were herded onto buses that took them far from their
home in Portsmouth, into the English countryside. They were being
From then on they were moved from home to home, at first together
and later apart. After becoming orphaned by a war neither child
understood, they struggled to comprehend all that was happening to
them, and why.
Poignant and moving, this is an unforgettable story and one no
reader will want to put down.