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When We Were Warriors by Emma Carroll

When we were Warriors

Emma Carroll

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication date: 7 Feb 2019
ISBN: 9780571350407

A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue service... Set in World War Two, Emma Carroll explores the resilience, resourcefulness and inventiveness of children when their lives fall to pieces.

5 stars out of 5
Alex O’Connell
25 Jan 2019

"It’s impossible to stop reading"

It’s impossible to stop reading one of Emma Carroll’s historical thrillers for children... In a wonderful final tale, Operation Greyhound, a bunch of children in Plymouth carry out a plan to evacuate local pets to the countryside on a bus... Each one carries the same message: good things happen when all kinds of people come together in desperate circumstances. Here’s to that.