Aisha is a 13-year-old refugee. When she finds she’s being sent to a new foster family, she runs away, seeking shelter in the nearby woods.
Twelve-year-old Zak is trying to cope with his parents' divorce. He starts researching the history behind his house, which leads him to an old air-raid shelter in the same woods. Both children meet in the heart of the ancient woodland, and unexpected bonds are formed....
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- Chris Saunders
beautifully read moving story
Absolutely recommend this beautiful story about friendship, loss, belonging, different cultures. Thought provoking, gripping, bridge-building.