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Billy's Blitz

4.13  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Winner of the Young Quills Prize for Historical Fiction.
When War breaks out, Billy’s dad joins the army and most of his friends are evacuated from Balham, South London. But Billy’s mum doesn’t believe the bombs will ever fall on them and she refuses to send him and his sister Rose away. Life in Balham has certainly changed for Billy: no school, no friends and, because of r
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 3rd 2014 by Andersen (first published June 5th 2014)
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Alex Baugh
Jan 12, 2015 Alex Baugh rated it really liked it
Shelves: world-war-2
For his 11th birthday, Billy Wilson's dad surprised him a German Shepherd puppy. A lot of people were anti-German Sheherds because it was considered a Nazi dog, but Billy loved his, naming her Sheeba. By Billy's 12th birthday, England is at war with Germany, his dad is away in the Army, and his friends have been evacuated to the country, along with most of London's other schoolchildren. But his mum decides to keep Billy and sister Rose, 6, home with her. Still, his dad manages to get leave and ...more
Oct 05, 2016 Cathy rated it really liked it
Brings to life the reality of war in a way that is easily accessible for kids.
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