Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

Childrens, Ages 9-12, 9-12 Fiction
Paperback Published on: 03/07/2014
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Synopsis

The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day.

Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission.

Then, while shining shoes at King's Cross Station, Alfie unexpectedly sees his father's name - on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by - a hospital treating soldiers with an unusual condition.

Alfie is determined to rescue his father from this strange, unnerving place . . .

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780552570589
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 202g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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Stay Where You Are And Then Leave
Heart-warming and fascinating story form a child's view on WW1
This was one of the books suggested by the staff at the local Waterstones to expand the vocabulary of my 10-year old lad who is an avid reader. He picked ... READ MORE
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Stay Where You Are And Then Leave by John Boyne is a powerful YA historical novel set during World War I. The reader follows five year old Alfie at the out... READ MORE
Julia Wilson