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Selina Penaluna is a merrymaid or so she believes . . . Ellen and Jack are evacuated from London to Cornwall during the Second World War. Ellen relishes the opportunity to better herself. Jack is different. He finds the attention from his new family stifling and seeks freedom in the arms of Selina, the mysterious local girl he sees at the shore. Selina, Ellen and Jack's lives are intertwined in a series of events that lead to tragedy.
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"A beautiful, beautiful story . . .The writing is sophisticated and elegant. I was completely absorbed from the first page to the very last. I heartily recommend that you read this book" (Jill Murphy The Bookbag)
"Beautiful and haunting writing . . . I was completely absorbed from the first page to the very last" (Bookbag.com)
"Accomplished and distinctive" (Books for Keeps)
"Poignant, intelligent and gripping" (writeaway.org.uk)
A spectacular break-out novel now in paperback format
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Book Description Random House Children's Books, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 384 pages. 7.80x5.08x1.06 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0552558648
Book Description Childrens, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0552558648