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When Aisha meets a pale, skinny boy called Richard in the girls' toilets, she is as surprised to meet a 1940s' boy as he is to see a Somali girl. Aisha finds herself transported back to the time of Blitz, when her school was a sanctuary for East Enders fleeing the bombing. But Richard becomes more than just a friendly ghost; he helps Aisha confront her difficulties at home, where she is torn between two cultures.
©2009 Joe Layburn; (P)2009 Oakhill Publishing

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"The themes of bullying and multiculturalism are handled superbly in a very short space of time." (Books for Keeps)

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  • Alexandra
  • HartlepoolUnited Kingdom
  • 15-02-15

Lovely short story

Really enjoyed listening to this story. Perfect for relaxing for a hour. Nice twist to the ending. Hope you enjoy as well.