Johnnie Stubbs is on the run from the law. Escaping with three-year-old Shirley, a traumatised child suffering from the effects of the Blitz, he meets up with Biddy, a gypsy girl, and her family. Johnnie has things to prove to himself - not least, he must find a way to get Shirley back home.
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Toddler Shirley survives when a bomb hits her house during the Blitz, but runs wildly into the night to try to find her mother. Meanwhile, Johnnie, on the run from reform school, reluctantly becomes Shirley's saviour. But if he returns her safely to her parents, he risks capture.About the Author:
Bernard Ashley is a former head teacher who is now writing full-time. He lives in South London where he was born. Bernard's impressive list of titles reflects 35 years of writing realistic fiction – from picture books right up to teenage novels. Several of Bernard's books have been successfully televised and he has frequently appeared on prize lists – his Little Soldier was short-listed for the Guardian Prize in 2000. In addition to his other activities Bernard Ashley also advises internationally on matters concerned with literacy. He is also a very popular visitor to schools. To visit Bernard Ashley's website click here
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