Ruby and Mum have endured the terrifying London Blitz, which has left many of the nearby buildings in ruins. Now they are waiting for dad to finally return from the war. Ruby hardly recognizes the tall man who steps off the train, but when she falls in the ruins nearby, there’s only one person she wants to rescue her.
Praise for Shirley Hughes
"Nothing captures the vulnerability and resilience of children like the pen and paintbrush of Shirley Hughes." Times Educational Supplement
“[Shirley Hughes’s] literary and illustrated world is one that children love.” Guardian
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