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Blackout Robert Swindells

Blackout By Robert Swindells

Blackout by Robert Swindells


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Summary

Another gripping World War Two drama from the master storyteller and multi-award-winner, Robert Swindells. But when a group of children hear of some treasure kept locked in the village, things look at bit more interesting. And then two strangers turn up in the village - and they've heard of the treasure too .

Blackout Summary

Blackout by Robert Swindells

Another gripping World War Two drama from the master storyteller and multi-award-winner, Robert Swindells. Life in a small village is boring now the war is over, there is still rationing and bomb damage and war losses. But when a group of children hear of some treasure kept locked in the village, things look at bit more interesting. And then two strangers turn up in the village - and they've heard of the treasure too . . .

Blackout Reviews

""Gripping . . . Swindells deftly explains the atmosphere of war-torn London . . . without bogging down the pace of the book. . . . well worth reading." --"Publishers Weekly" on" Shrapnel
"Swindells' novel shows the excitement of the war at home." --Booklist
"Swindells novel shows the excitement of the war at home." Booklist"
""Swindells paints the home front like a play, in page-turning but atmospheric scenes full of details of everyday life and secondary characters that rise, well-rounded, from spare, believable dialogue." "School Library Journal "on "Shrapnel"
""Gripping. . . Swindells deftly explains the atmosphere of war-torn London . . . without bogging down the pace of the book.. . . well worth reading." "Publishers Weekly" on" Shrapnel"

About Robert Swindells

ROBERT SWINDELLS left school at fifteen to work on a local newspaper. At seventeen, he joined the RAF for three years, then trained and worked as a teacher. Now a full-time writer, he is the author of a number of bestselling titles for the Random House children's list. In 1994 he won the Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD (Hamish Hamilton), a teenage novel about a serial killer. RUBY TANYA won the Salford Children's Book Award 2005.

Additional information

GOR003390986
9780552561549
0552561541
Blackout by Robert Swindells
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2011-01-06
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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