Times Children’s Book of the Week, August 25th 2018
Waterstones Book of the Month, January 2019
A beautiful story following the loves and losses of a family growing up against the harsh backdrop of World War One.
“[Hilary McKay] knows how to look after her readers by ensuring her characters are interesting and loveable from the start.” Alex O’Connell, The Times
“Couples warmth and grace with wry humour” Katherine Rundell