The Lion and the Unicorn
When Lenny Levi's father goes off to fight in the Second World War, his son has to learn to be brave: brave when bombs are dropped on his street in London, brave when he's evacuated to a big house in the country, and brave when spiteful children tease him and call him names.
This beautiful book will strike a chord with anyone who has ever felt homesick and alone. Full of detail and character, it embraces the past and the present with unique poignancy and power.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - raizel - LibraryThing
Lenny Levi is one of the children evacuated from London and sent to the countryside during the bombing of London. He is miserable: the only boy in a group of children housed in a large estate, a ... Read full review
Engaging and enchanting and massively adventurous