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Goodnight Mister Tom

» Michelle Magorian

: 02 Oct 1998
8 - 12 years



Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the Second World War.

A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London . . .

Winner of the Guardian children's fiction prize.

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Your reviews 02 September 2009

Reviewer: danie a wood

'good night mister tom is the best book i have ever come a cross i would recomendit to anay one to read it i have a coppy of it my self and have lentit to a lott of pepol i would like a nother coppy just if this one gose missing all my frinds have redit an felt so tuched by th storry and so did i a am prowed to say i have redit and i hope to here what every one else thinks '

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Critic's reviews

"This not-to-be-missed novel explores a wide range of problems amid an amazing welter of emotions. This is particularly important and striking because the emotions relate to a boy and a man." Books For Keeps

"The brilliant story of an evacuee with the worst mother in the whole of children's literature." Sunday Telegraph

"A brilliant story of how love defeats fear." The Independent


Guardian Children's Book Prize
Carnegie Medal
TV Quick Award

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02 Oct 1998
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Goodnight Mister Tom

» Michelle Magorian


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