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Publication Date: 27 Dec 2018
Subject: Children's novels
Suitable for: Primary (Year 6)
AR: 5.1 MY
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A brother and sister try to keep the bond with their cousin alive, despite the horrors of the Great War.
Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September - boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father, as the shadow of a terrible war looms ever closer.
When Rupert goes off to fight at the front, Clarry feels their skylark summers are finally slipping away from them. Can their family survive this fearful war?
NOTE: Costa Children's Book Award 2018 Winner
NOTE: British Book Awards Shortlist 2019
NOTE: UKLA Book Awards Longlist 2020
NOTE: Carnegie Longlist 2020