Just Henry

Love Goodnight Mister Tom? Give this a big loud whoop. A fabulous Costa Award winner from the same author. With the feelgood factor of the sun coming out from behind a cloud. War, sacrifice, cinema. The Second World War is over, but Henry is still fighting his own battles. There’s been a hole in his life since his father, a war hero, was killed. Only the cinema distracts him. Then Henry develops an old camera film – and finds a strange man lurking in the snapshots. Who is he? The truth is like a bomb going off in Henry’s sheltered world. Almost as thrilling as a real big-screen drama…

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    Michelle Magorian won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1982 for Goodnight Mister Tom, and in 2008 the Costa Children’s Book of the Year for Just Henry.

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