Uprooted - a Canadian War Story by Lynne Reid Banks


Uprooted - a Canadian War Story by Lynne Reid Banks

From the author of The Indian in the Cupboard and The L-Shaped Room comes a fascinating story of a wartime childhood, heavily influenced by her own experience. In 1940 as war rages across Europe, ten-year-old Lindy waves goodbye to England and makes the long journey to Saskatoon, Canada, along with her mother and her cousin Cameron. They may be far from the war but they are also far from home and everyone they know and love. Life in Canada is very different but it is also full of exciting new adventures...This captivating story is inspired by Lynne Reid Banks' own childhood experience and her time in Canada.


Praise for Tiger, Tiger: Tiger, Tiger burns brightly to the very last page, and long afterwards too Michael Morpurgo Praise for The Indian in the Cupboard: An assured piece of storytelling, well able to stand comparison with older classics. Times Educational Supplement Enthralling and hair-raising reading TLS

About the Author

Lynne Reid Banks

Lynne Reid Banks is a best-selling author for children and adults. Her classic children's novel, The Indian in the Cupboard, has sold over ten million copies worldwide and was made into a highly successful feature film.

She was born in London in 1929 and was an actress in the early 1950's; later she became one of the first women TV news reporters in Britain. Lynne has now written forty books; her first, The L-Shaped Room, was published in 1960. She lives with her husband in Dorset, England.

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336 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

28th August 2014



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