About this book
In this tender, lyrical tale from the master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo revisits his childhood, telling the story of his boyhood in the idyllic village of Bradwell 50 years ago. This absorbing story sees the young Michael caught up in a village battle to stop a nuclear power station being built on a nature reserve; endangering the lives of the many animal species that reside there. Evocatively illustrated by the talented and experienced Peter Bailey. 'Heartfelt and unforgettable' "Irish Times"
A tender, lyrical tale from the author's childhood in an idyllic English village, with environmental and conservational themes.