The Gypsy Girl
by Val Wood
When Polly Anna's mother died when she was just three years old, it seemed the workhouse was the only place for her to go. But with the help of Jonty - a young misfit who soon became her best friend - she managed to escape, running away with the fairground folk. She became a horserider and acrobat, travelling all around the country. Her friends became the circus people, an...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published December 8th 2011 by Corgi
(first published December 15th 2010)
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l loved this book.lt was sad at times and kept me wanting to read more.l felt such compassion for Polly anne and Jonty and l held my breath when they were up against the system that society had placed them.But they managed to escape and start a whole new beginning that would change their lives forever.