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Author: Nina Bawden
It's wartime and bombs are falling on London. Carrie and her little brother, Nick, are evacuated to Wales to live with cross old Mr Evans and his timid mouse of a sister. Their friend Albert is luckier, living in Druid's Bottom with the strange Mr Johnny and Hepzibah Green , who tells wonderful stories. Gradually they begin to settle into their new surroundings, but then Carrie does the worst thing she ever did in her life . . . Carrie's War – one of the finest wartime stories of the twentieth century. About the Author Nina Bawden is one of today's best writers for both adults and children. She has often used her own childhood experiences in her books - Carrie's War is set in the mining valley in Wales where she lived as an evacuee in wartime. She studied philosophy, politics and economics at Somerville College, Oxford and finished her first novel the year after she took her degree. She won the Guardian Award for Children's Fiction for The Peppermint Pig.