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Hilary McKay's 'The Skylarks' War' is 2018's Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award!
The story’s about Clarry and her older brother Peter. They love spending summer in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents.
But like you, they have to go back to school each September. Then the war comes, and Clarry feels their summers are slipping away from them…
Against the backdrop of the First World War, Clarry, Peter and their cousin Rupert tackle life’s ups and downs.
But can their family survive this war and its terrible consequences?
Hilary McKay calls in to Fun Kids to tell Bex all about it!
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