Johnny and the Bomb, Paperback

Johnny and the Bomb Paperback

Part of the Johnny Maxwell series

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It's May 21 1941, thought Johnny. It's war. Johnny Maxwell and his friends have to do something when they find Mrs Tachyon, the local bag lady, semi-conscious in an alley long as it's not the kiss of life.

But there's more to Mrs Tachyon than a squeaky trolley and a bunch of dubious black bags.

Somehow she holds the key to different times, different eras - including the Blackbury Blitz in 1941.

Suddenly now isn't the safe place Johnny once thought it was as he finds himself caught up more and more with then ...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9780552551045



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I think this book was my favourite of the trilogy. I think Pratchett did a good job of laughing at teenagers and wartime Britain.