Archive for the ‘Children's Laureate’ Category

 Twelve year old Jo, a shepherd boy, lives in a small French mountain village, during the late 1930s-early 1940s. World War II’s broken out, and Jo’s father is away in action, while Jo is assuming some of his father’s responsibilities, and simultaneously attending school. The War is far away from this village, and to Jo […]

I don’t know why I picked up this book. It might have been because I’ve got The Butterfly Lion and Private Peaceful on my reading list. It might be because it was the only book that looked tempting at Waterstones the other day (and I couldn’t find a copy of The Great Gatsby – the […]