Life in a small village at the start of WW2 consists of rationing, bomb damage and war losses. But when a group of children hear of some treasure kept locked in the village, things start to look a bit more interesting. And then two strangers turn up in the village - and they've heard of thetreasure too... This gripping Second World War drama from classroom favourite, Robert Swindells, is packed with drama and suspense - perfect to engage students. The Reading Guide provides students with a magazine-format approach to the text, packed with engaging activities and background information.