Wilhelmina Silver's world is golden. Living half-wild on an African farm with her horse, her monkey and her best friend, every day is beautiful.
But when her home is sold and Will is sent away to boarding school in England, the world becomes impossibly difficult.
For lions and hyenas are nothing compared to packs of schoolgirls.
Where can a girl run to in London? And will she have the courage to survive?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 01/01/2011
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780571254316
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Review by RefPenny
Wilhemina lives a joyous, half-wild life on an African farm but when her father dies this world is torn away from her and she is sent to boarding school in England. Wilhelmina is ostracised and bullied by her fellow pupils and beconmes desparate to escape - but how?This is a great story that pulls you into caring for Will even though the extent of her 'savagery' seems a little far-fetched. It would appeal to girls aged 9 and up