Rosie Goes to War by Alison Knight

Rosie Goes to War

Alison Knight


Rosie Goes to War by Alison Knight

Stuck at her gran's house all summer with nothing to do, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes searching through some old junk and comes across a mysterious suitcase. It's full of vintage-style clothes, but when Rosie tries them on she finds herself suddenly flung back into the same house in war-torn London. With no idea of how she got there or how she can get back, she is soon caught up in a whirl of rationing, factory work, and dances, but comes crashing back to reality when she realises that if she can't find her way home, she may never be born at all...

About the Author

Alison was born in London. She has been a lawyer, a child-minder and a professional fundraiser. She went to university at the age of forty-five, gaining a first class degree in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and an MA with Merit at Oxford Brookes University while continuing to work full-time for an overseas development charity. Rosie Goes To War is the first time-slip adventure featuring Rosie and her eccentric family. She began writing it while studying with award-winning writer Steve Voake . She was inspired by family stories of life in the Blitz, and her own daughter's lack of interest in history. Writing this story was so much fun, Alison is now planning a series of adventures for Rosie and her eccentric family

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Publication date

14th April 2016




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