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Stay Where You are and Then Leave (Paperback)
  • Stay Where You are and Then Leave (Paperback)

Stay Where You are and Then Leave (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 03/07/2014
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The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission. Then, while shining shoes at King's Cross Station, Alfie unexpectedly sees his father's name - on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by - a hospital treating soldiers with an unusual condition. Alfie is determined to rescue his father from this strange, unnerving place...

Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
ISBN: 9780552570589

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