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We weren't supposed to be going to the pictures that night. We weren't even meant to be outside, not in a blackout, and definitely not when German bombs had been falling on London all month like pennies from a jar.

February, 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, twelve-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother Cliff are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. But he's not used to company and he certainly doesn't want any evacuees.
Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post-girl, carrying secret messages (as she likes to think of the letters) to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own. Her older sister Sukie went missing in an air raid, and she's desperate to discover what happened to her. And then she finds a strange coded note which seems to link Sukie to Devon, and to something dark and impossibly dangerous.

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9780571327584
  • ISBN: 9780571327584
  • Pub Date: 1st June 2017
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Imprint: Faber & Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 288

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Emma Carroll is a secondary school English teacher. She has also worked  as a news reporter, an avocado picker and the person who punches holes  into filofax paper. She recently graduated with distinction from Bath  Spa University's MA in Writing For Young People. The Girl Who Walked on Air is Emma's second novel. She lives in the Somerset hills with her hus

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