Author(s): Sonya Hartnett
Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with Uncle Peregrine in the country, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding out in a nearby castle ruin, and Jeremy runs away to London to help in the war effort, several destinies come together to make an extraordinary adventure. A hauntingly beautiful story set in England during World War II from one of Australia's most acclaimed writers for children.
CBCA Shortlist 2013
CBCA Early Readers Shortlist 2013
2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist
Sonya Hartnett is the internationally acclaimed author of several novels, including Thursday's Child, Forest, and Of a Boy. In 2010 Sonya published her debut picture book, The Boy and the Toy, and her latest novel for younger readers, The Midnight Zoo.