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When Lizzie's dad refuses to fight in the Second World War, the police come looking to arrest him. Desperate to stay together, Lizzie and her brother Freddie go on the run with... Read more
When Lizzie's dad refuses to fight in the Second World War, the police come looking to arrest him. Desperate to stay together, Lizzie and her brother Freddie go on the run with him, hiding from the police in idyllic Whiteway. But when their past catches up with them, they're forced to leave and it becomes more and more difficult to stay together as a family. Will they be able to? And will they ever find a place, like Whiteway, where they will be safe again?
Run Rabbit Run Paperback edition by Barbara Mitchelhill
Barbara Mitchelhill was born in Rochdale and trained as a teacher. While she was teaching, she began writing for BBC children's TV and went on to write for educational publishers, before writing novels for children. She makes school visits all over the country, and enjoys appearing at literary festivals and talking to teachers and librarians, some as far away as the Caribbean. Her hobbies include reading, theatre, music, gardening and walking her border terrier, Ella. She lives in Staffordshire and has two grown-up daughters.
Life in Balham has certainly changed for Billy: no school, no friends and, because of rationing, no treats. Hitler has a plan for the destruction of London and soon Billy is caught up in the Blitz: an event so terrifying, it will take every ounce of courage for him to survive in war-torn Balham and keep his family together.
When Lizzie's dad refuses to fight in the Second World War, the police come looking to arrest him. Desperate to stay together, Lizzie and her brother Freddie go on the run with him, hiding from the police in idyllic Whiteway.
Then the Pargeter children find themselves whisked off to live with a strange aunt and uncle, and are put to work - just like Oliver Twist in their favourite book. Sam, Eliza and Alfie make their way all over London and then beyond, in search of their only remaining member of family: a rich grandfather they have never known .
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Damian Drooth decides to help a friendly old man who believes that his precious and hard-won inventions are being ripped off by an unscrupulous neighbour. Naturally the meeting of Young Inventors is a good place to start - and using all his cunning, Damian is out to uncover the bad guy . .
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Damian Drooth is electrified to hear the Headmaster tell everyone off about graffiti in one of the school toilets.Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back.Damian has stumbled onto a new case at the local football ground. After several false starts, the only evidence is a photo taken by a classmate. Damian realises it's vital to get that photo if he is to solve the crime and kick out the criminal for good.
Thomas is desperate to join 'the players', he'll do anything to watch them perform, even skip school and risk a caning. But when Thomas's rule breaking gets him in trouble with more than just his school master, he has to flee his home and make his way to London. Will Thomas manage to uncover the plot in time?
Damian Drooth is a super sleuth, a number one detective, a kid with a nose for trouble. And here in this fantastic bumper edition are three of his hilarious stories: The Case of the Disappearing Daughter, How to Be a Detective and The Case of the Popstar's Wedding.
When Dad goes missing, twins Harry and Charlie scour Edinburgh to find him. But why are others determined to stop them? And how is a strange wooden box linked to his disappearance? The twins soon find they are in terrible danger but push themselves to the limits in their attempt to outwit those who are holding their father.
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