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An Angel For May

By Melvin Burgess

A brand-new edition of this Melvin Burgess classic.

Tam is unhappy at home and often takes refuge in the ruins of Thowt It Farm. But then one day he is transported back to the Second World War. Alone and afraid, he makes friends with May, who has been rescued from a bombed-out house. She tries to persuade him to stay at the farm, but Tam is afraid of being trapped in the past forever.

  • Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal
  • A classic from the acclaimed author of Junk and Doing It.
  • An intricate, moving tale.' The Observer

About the author

Melvin Burgess was born in London and brought up in Surrey and Sussex. He has had a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer. Before his first novel, he had short stories published and a play broadcast on Radio 4. He is now regarded as one of the best writers in contemporary children's literature, having won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for his acclaimed novel Junk.

ISBN: 9781849395342
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 7, 2013
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 192pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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