Its 1939, and three 10-year-old girls meet on a station platform. Imogen, Rita, and Debby all missed the original evacuation, and now the authorities are finding it difficult to place them. When Auntie and her niece, Jill, who run the Canary and Linnet Public House, offer to take them in, the billeting officer is greatly relieved. The countryside is heaven to the three little townies, especially after they meet Woody and Josh, also evacuees. They find that by climbing to the top of the biggest tree in the beech wood they have a perfect birds-eye view of the nearest RAF station and are able to watch the comings and goings of the young fighter pilots as the Battle of Britain rages. Then they find an injured flier and the war becomes a stark reality. As they grow up, love and rivalry enter their lives and, 20 years on, when the girls decide on a reunion, many surprises come to light. . .
Book ISBN: 9780099574668
Book Pages: 422
Book Publishing Year: 2014
Book Publisher: Arrow books
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