Simon revered the memory of his soldier father who'd been killed on duty, and detested his new stepfather. Then one day three scarecrows appeared in the field near the Oldwater Mill, and Simon became certain they were moving closer to the house each night. This novel won the Carnegie Medal.
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"Powerfully blends an exceptionally chilling drama with a story of insight and compassion about unhappiness" (Julia Eccleshare Guardian)
"Robert Westall is the father of the golden age of children's literature in this century, quite unrivalled in his sharpness of observation and pace of narrative" (Michael Morpurgo)
"A brooding story about jealousy, hatred, murder and love" ( Parents News)
"A hard-hitting book . . . a must-read from this ever popular author" ( Teaching & Learning)
"Atmospheric, perceptive and brilliant" ( Daily Echo)
A brooding story about jealousy, hatred, murder and love from this multi-award winning author.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014037308X