School for Skylarks by Sam Angus
  

School for Skylarks

Written by Sam Angus

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Another stunning historical novel from the author of Soldier Dog.

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School for Skylarks by Sam Angus

It is 1939. When Lyla is evacuated from her home in London to her great-aunt's enormous house in the West Country, she expects to be lonely. She has never been to school nor had any friends, and her parents have been at the centre of a scandal. But with the house being used to accommodate an entire school of evacuated schoolgirls, there's no time to think about her old life. Soon there is a horse in a first-floor bedroom and a ferret in Lyla's sock drawer, hordes of schoolgirls have overrun the house, and Lyla finds out that friends come in all shapes and sizes.

About the Author

Sam Angus

Sam Angus grew up in Spain. She studied Literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, and taught A-level English before becoming a ski-wear designer. She lives between London and Exmoor with an improvident quantity of children, horses and dogs. Read more about the author here.

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Format

Paperback
352 pages

Author

Sam Angus
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

27th July 2017

ISBN

9781509839599

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