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Letters from the Lighthouse

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We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and definitely not when German bombs had been falling on London all month like pennies from a jar.

February, 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, twelve-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother Cliff are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. But he's not used to company and he certainly doesn't want any evacuees.

Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post-girl, carrying secret messages (as she likes to think of the letters) to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own. Her older sister Sukie went missing in an air raid, and she's desperate to discover what happened to her. And when a sneaky peek at a letter reveals a clue, she knows she'll have to break all the rules to find her.

Genre: Children's Fiction    

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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: Letters from the Lighthouse
Author(s): Emma Carroll
ISBN: 0-571-32758-3 / 978-0-571-32758-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2017 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Letters from the Lighthouse
Author(s): Emma Carroll
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA