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Victor Watson - Author

Victor Watson is a leading expert on children’s literature, editor of The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books, Assistant Director of Research at Homerton College, Cambridge and a Trustee of the Centre for the Children’s Book. He lives in Saffron Walden.

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Everyone a Stranger
Victor Watson
A terrific mixture of mystery and adventure in the closing moments of World War 2 as strangers and friends return from the frontline. Molly and Abigail must accept the changes that result and accept them but when something happens to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2013
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Hidden Lies
Victor Watson
It's the early 1940s and World War Two rages across Europe, and thousands of people, men, women and children, have lost their lives. For three children, Molly, Abigail and Adam, the war brings strangers, fear and uncertainty into the heart...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2012
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The Deeping Secrets
Victor Watson
It's six months later, and the children who featured in the author's debut, Paradise Barn, find themselves in the midst of another intriguing set of events. After a train is blown up, the people in the village of Great...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2011
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Paradise Barn
Victor Watson
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2010 With bombers flying overhead, an evacuee arriving to live among them and several mysterious adult visitors, too, life for Molly and Abigail is transformed during the Second World War. The two girls, helped...
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Format: Paperback | Released 21/08/2009
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