A Paperback edition by Sara Gethin in English (Jun 6, 2017)
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She's knocking on the front door. She's knocking and knocking. I'm not opening the door. I'm not letting her in. I'm behind the black chair. I'm waiting for her to go away. Tomos... Read more
She's knocking on the front door. She's knocking and knocking. I'm not opening the door. I'm not letting her in. I'm behind the black chair. I'm waiting for her to go away. Tomos lives with his mother. He longs to return to another place, the place he thinks of as home, and the people who lived there, but he's not allowed to see them again. He is five years old and at school, which he loves. Miss teaches him about all sorts of things, and she listens to him. Sometimes he's hungry and Miss gives him her extra sandwiches. She gives him a warm coat from Lost Property, too. There are things Tomos cannot talk about ? except to Cwtchy ? and then, just before Easter, the things come to a head.
Sara Gethin is a pen name of Wendy White. She grew up in Llanelli and studied theology and philosophy at Lampeter. Her working life has revolved around children ? she's been a childminder, an assistant in a children's library and a primary school teacher. She also writes children's books as Wendy White, and her first, Welsh Cakes and Custard, won the Tir nan-Og Award in 2014.
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