The Kingdom by the Sea
Written by Robert Westall
Part of the Collins Modern Classics Series
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Guardian award-winning novel about courage, friendship and war. Reissued into the Essential Modern Classic list.
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The Kingdom by the Sea by Robert Westall
When a bomb during an air raid destroys Harry's home and kills his family, he knows that he is all alone in the world and has only himself to rely on. Anxious that he will be sent to live with his fussy Cousin Elsie he goes on the run across the war-battered land of North East England, his only friend in his journey a stray dog that he meets on the beach. Will Harry ever find a place to call home again, or will he be on the run forever?
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