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Goodnight Mister Tom / Michelle Magorian.

By: Magorian, Michelle [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Puffin Books, c2003Description: 429 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0140372334 ; 9780140372335; 9780141332253 .Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- England -- Children's fiction | Country life -- England -- Children's fiction | Child abuse -- Children's fiction | England -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: War stories. | Historical fiction.Summary: A cantankerous old man, Tom Oakley, finds his life irrevocably changed. During World War II little Willie Beech is evacuated from London and sent to live with Tom. A strong bond develops between the pair. However Willie's mother summons him back to the unexpected terrors of Blitz-torn London. Aware of the nightmare that awaits the boy, Tom is forced to act to save the child.
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Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside as the Second World War breaks out. <p>A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley.</p> <p>But then his mother summons him back to war-torn London . . .</p> <p>Will he ever see Mister Tom again?</p> <p>One of the best stories about wartime ever written.</p>

A cantankerous old man, Tom Oakley, finds his life irrevocably changed. During World War II little Willie Beech is evacuated from London and sent to live with Tom. A strong bond develops between the pair. However Willie's mother summons him back to the unexpected terrors of Blitz-torn London. Aware of the nightmare that awaits the boy, Tom is forced to act to save the child.

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