Issues of loyalty and trust in this Spanish Civil War-set adventure story The Spanish Civil War has left the country shattered. Nick's father went to fight for the Republican cause, but hasn't returned. Undeterred, Nick sets off to search for him, crossing illegally into Spain and hiding from the authorities. He meets Isabel, the daughter of a cruel Civil Guard. This could be Nick's only chance to find the truth about his father, but can he trust her? Age 11+ Linguistically rich, this is an excellent text to demonstrate how descriptive writing can be used to create mood and characterisation. Links with History. Click here to read an EXTRACT Click here to download FREE TEACHING RESOURCES To automatically receive all the latest news on New Windmills, why not sign-up for our Heinemann Literature e-newsletter?
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