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Goodnight Mister Tom By Michelle Magorian

Goodnight Mister Tom
by Michelle Magorian

Mum said war was a punishment from God for people's sins, so he'd better watch out. She didn't tell him what to watch out for, though. When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley.
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Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.Mum said war was a punishment from God for people's sins, so he'd better watch out. She didn't tell him what to watch out for, though.When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley. But then his cruel mother summons him back to war-torn London . . . Will he ever see Mister Tom again?'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit first novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' GuardianMichelle 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, starring the late John Thaw.

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Sku
GOR000309788
Title
Goodnight Mister Tom
Author
Condition
Well Read
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
304
ISBN 10
0141301449
ISBN 13
9780141301440
Prizes
Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Award 1982 Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
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