Billy thought growing up in wartime was fun - the fiery skies, exploding factories, the noise of the blitz. Then a bomb fell on the shelter where Billy and his mother were taking refuge. Billy woke up in hospital, horribly burned, but a precious gift from a soldier gaves him hope.
Billy thought growing up in wartime was fun: the fiery skies, exploding factories, the noise of the blitz, playing among the rubble of the bombed houses. Then a bomb fell on the shelter where Billy and his mother were taking refuge. Billy woke up in hospital, horribly burned and longing for death, until a precious gift from a soldier who was also disfigured gave him hope and a reason to go on living. For age 12+. This book is intended for interest age: 12+
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