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It is 1940, the Blitz is raging over London and other key cities in Britain and tens of thousands of children are being evacuated to safe havens, both within the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.
Patricia is six-years-old when she is squirrelled away in an evacuation school deep in the heart of Shropshire.
She is left there with the promise from her parents that “the wa
Paperback, 1st Edition, 400 pages
Published September 2012 by Friesen Press
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Oct 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The evacuation of children from British cities to the countryside is a well-known facet of World war II. What's perhaps less widely known is the story of children who were evacuated to boarding schools.

Dear Cedric... is the semi-autobiographical story of Patricia, sent away to Normanhurst in Shropshire at the age of six in 1940 and destined to remain there for the duration of the war.

The book is populated with memorable characters and the narrative is interspersed with letters home. These serve
Feb 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Such a delightful book! I loved every minute of it!
Rosemary Dreyer
Oct 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Charming true story: Dear Cedric is about an only child who is sent to an "evacuation boarding school" in England during WWII. The children were sent there to keep them safe, away from the bombings. It is a true account of the author's childhood, including photographs. There were so many wonderful things about this novel, including the deeply spiritual experiences she had with a dear friend from the school, and her voice as the writer was quite endearing. The only irritating thing were the numer ...more
Oct 30, 2014 marked it as to-read
I was quite impressed with what I read thus far. Storyline grabed me quickly and left me wanting more. Where can I get this lovely book? I am refering to The Winds Of Destiny.
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