Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian

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Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...

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"Goodnight Mister Tom" is a "Puffin Modern Classic" by Michelle Magorian. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. "The best books grow old gracefully. They retain their importance and affect each new generation as powerfully as the one before. These are the titles selected for "Puffin Modern Classics"". (Julia Eccleshare). Michelle 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 superb film starring the late John Thor. Also by Michelle Magorian: "Goodnight Mister Tom"; "Back Home"; "Waiting for my Shorts to Dry"; "Who's Going to take Care of Me?"; "Orange Paw Marks"; "A Little Love Song"; "In Deep Water"; "Jump"; "A Cuckoo in the Nest"; "A Spoonful of Jam"; "Be Yourself"; and "Just Henry".

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SKU GOR002927331
Title Goodnight Mister Tom
Author By (author) Michelle Magorian
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 014132970X
ISBN 13 9780141329703
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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"Goodnight Mister Tom" is a "Puffin Modern Classic" by Michelle Magorian. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London...Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. "The best books grow old gracefully. They retain their importance and affect each new generation as powerfully as the one before. These are the titles selected for "Puffin Modern Classics"". (Julia Eccleshare). Michelle 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 superb film starring the late John Thor. Also by Michelle Magorian: "Goodnight Mister Tom"; "Back Home"; "Waiting for my Shorts to Dry"; "Who's Going to take Care of Me?"; "Orange Paw Marks"; "A Little Love Song"; "In Deep Water"; "Jump"; "A Cuckoo in the Nest"; "A Spoonful of Jam"; "Be Yourself"; and "Just Henry".
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SKU GOR002927331
Title Goodnight Mister Tom
Author By (author) Michelle Magorian
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 448
ISBN 10 014132970X
ISBN 13 9780141329703
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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