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Letters from the Lighthouse

Narrated by: Victoria Fox
Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
Categories: Kids, Ages 8-10
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February 1941. After months of bombing raids in London, 12-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother, Cliff, are evacuated to the Devon coast. The only person with two spare beds is Mr Ephraim, the local lighthouse keeper. 

Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post girl, carrying secret messages (as she likes to think of the letters) to the villagers. But Olive has a secret of her own. Her older sister, Sukie, went missing in an air raid, and she’s desperate to discover what happened to her.

©2017 Emma Carroll (P)2017 Oakhill Publishing

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  • miss debbie a moore
  • 12-01-19

love it

this book is so good. the first night of reading it, I said to my son "time to go to bed now."And he said "no I love this book" .

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-20-19

Letters from the light house 9 year old

Letters from the lighthouse

I listened to this book and loved it . Emma Carol is an amazing author so I think you should have a listen to her books. She is very inspiring and the story helps you to spread your imagination as well as telling you a realistic explanation of a war child’s life back in the days . So I do recommend you just have a listen to her books because they are truly inspirational, especially to me . Thank you for reading this , well time to hop into another amazing story . Bye 👋🏼

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  • Sarah Campbell
  • 09-16-19

Teen Wartime Drama

This book captures the imagination with it's details and sense of place of life in WWII. Following the story Olive, living under the backdrop of the war. Well worth a listen. Especially good for teachers to give pupils first hand accounts of the war.

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  • Nick
  • 07-30-19

Fantastic story - very apt for the present.

Young children sent to the coast, to avoid the wartime dangers of London, come across something suspicious. Their sister is involved in something with secret code and the person she's been writing to has no knowlege of her. Is this a misunderstanding or could she be a spy?
The book is well written and the narration is good, though hesitant at times.

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  • Rugger
  • 03-18-19

amazing book I really enjoyed it <br />

amazing book I really enjoyed it. it was so true and realistic. I recommend it

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  • KMB1960
  • 12-21-18

My 9 yr old son enjoyed this

we listened to a chapter every night at bedtime, he found it very enjoyable to listen to

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  • William m.
  • 12-19-18

amazing! reading it at school and now i am ahead!

loved it
suki coming home
excellent thanks it was so cool 10 our of 10