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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THE LION AND THE UNICORNUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From Hughes (Enchantment in the Garden, 1997, etc.), a WWII story with big ambitions—many of them realized'set out in the pages of an unusually long picture book. Lenny Levi lives in London with his ... Read full review
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