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Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of WW2. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London . . . 

A beautiful hardback edition of Michelle Magorian's bestselling novel Goodnight Mister Tom. This edition has a stunning Puffin 'cloth' Classics cover design and gorgeous printed endpapers and is perfect for the family bookshelf.
When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley. But then his cruel mother summons him back to war-torn London . . . Will he ever see Mister Tom again?
'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit first novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' Guardian
%%%Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.



Mum said war was a punishment from God for people's sins, so he'd better watch out. She didn't tell him what to watch out for, though.



When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley. But then his cruel mother summons him back to war-torn London . . .



Will he ever see Mister Tom again?



'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit first novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' Guardian
%%%A beautiful hardback edition of Michelle Magorian's bestselling novel Goodnight Mister Tom. This edition has a stunning Puffin 'cloth' Classics cover design and gorgeous printed endpapers and is perfect for the family bookshelf.



When the Second World War breaks out, young Willie Beech is evacuated to the countryside. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of kind old Tom Oakley. But then his cruel mother summons him back to war-torn London . . . Will he ever see Mister Tom again?



'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit first novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' Guardian

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  • Hardback

    9780141353845

    July 29, 2015

    Puffin

    364 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780141354804

    October 22, 2014

    Puffin Modern Classics

    384 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141804040

    April 11, 2003

    Puffin

    3 pages

    RRP $24.99

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