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Goodnight Mister Tom

AuthorMichelle Magorian

NarratorChristopher Saul

Duration9h 10m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction, Classics

Key StageKS2

PublisherPenguin Books Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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Brought to you by Penguin.
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM is of one of the best-loved stories set during the Second World War.
'Everyone's idea of a smash-hit novel: full-blown characters to love and hate, moments of grief and joy, and a marvellous story that knows just how to grab the emotions' - Guardian
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian is the unforgettable story of young Willie Beech, 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 unlikely care of grumpy old Tom Oakley. But then his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother to come back to London. As the weeks pass by Tom begins to worry when William doesn't answer his letters, so he goes to London to find him, and there makes a terrible discovery.
© Michelle Magorian 1996 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

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