A Spoonful Of Jam

Written by Michelle Magorian

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A scholarship girl at the grammar school, Elsie has a lot of prove as she stands up for herself against school bullies and her father. Be sure to check out Just Henry, A Spoonful of Jam, A little Love Song, Cuckoo In The Nest and of course the classic Goodnight Mister Tom.

A Spoonful Of Jam Synopsis

The war is over but Elsie is still fighting her own battles. She's bullied because she's the only scholarship pupil at the grammar school, and she has an awkward relationship with her father as he struggles to assume a normal life after fighting in the war. But when she begins working at the local theatre, Elsie discovers she can escape.

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ISBN: 9781405277013
Publication date: 26/02/2015
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405277013
Publication date: 06/05/2008
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405277013
Publication date: 6th May 2008
Author: Michelle Magorian
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Michelle Magorian

Michelle Magorian is undoubtedly one of the pre-eminent children’s writers of historical family drama and of books set around the Second World War. She may not be a household name but that’s purely because she doesn’t write as frequently as those more obvious bestselling novelists. Just Henry is her seventh novel. Unlike some authors Magorian writes when the time is right having first undertaken considerable research, followed by a lot of thinking time before actually putting pen to paper and then there’s always the very important rewrites to polish the story. Magorian ...

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