Tillys Promise
Linda Newbery

Ages: 11-14

When war breaks out, Tilly Peacock and her sweetheart Harry are keen to do their bit - Tilly as a nurse and Harry as a soldier in France.

But the war drags on and soon even Tilly's brother Georgie has been called up to fight, even though his mind is much younger than his body. Tilly makes Harry promise to look after Georgie, but can he manage to watch out for Georgie in the danger of the trenches?

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about the author

Linda Newbery

I dreamed of being an author from the age of eight, and have now written for all age-groups from beginner-readers to adults. My books include THE BROCKENSPECTRE, TILLY'S PROMISE, young adult...

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