When Carrie Wendy Willow is evacuated to the countryside during World War II, it is just the start of a series of adventures. This book also includes "The Witch's Daughter" and "The Peppermint Pig".
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Nina Bawden is one of today's best writers for both adults and children. she has often used her own childhood experiences in her books - Carrie's War is set in the mining valley in Wales where she lived as an evacuee in wartime. She studied philosophy, politics and economics at Somerville College, Oxford and finished her first novel the year after she took her degree. She won the Guardian Award for Children's Fiction for The Peppermint Pig.Review:
I doubt that anything will beat this traditional page-to-stage adaptation for ceaselessly involving telling of a cracking story." Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard
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Book Description Puffin, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0141301627