Goodnight Mister Tom (NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14)

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9780141381831: Goodnight Mister Tom (NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14)

This is a beautiful hardback edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this classic WW2 story. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of WW2. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...This title is the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.

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Michelle Magorian was born in Portsmouth and on leaving school studied at the Rose Bruford College of speech and Drama and Marcel Marceau's International School of Mime in Paris. Over the years she became interested in children's books and decided to write one herself. The result was Goodnight Mister Tom, which won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, an International Reading Association Award and was also made into a much-loved film.

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"An engrossing and poignant story, with much sunlight tobalance the darkness." -- "The New Yorker""Powerful."-- "The Read-Aloud Handbook"by Jim Trelease

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Michelle Magorian
Published by Puffin Bks (2008)
ISBN 10: 0141381833 ISBN 13: 9780141381831
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