After the War : From Auschwitz to Ambleside Paperback / softback
by Tom Palmer
Illustrated by Violet Tobacco
Part of the Conkers series
Paperback / softback
Master storyteller Tom Palmer returns with a deeply moving and beautifully told novel ofÂ friendship and belonging, inspired by the incredible true story of the Windermere Boys. "The best childrenâ€™s fiction book Iâ€™ve yet read about the Holocaust" â€“ Tim Robertson, CEO Anne Frank Trust Summer 1945.
The Second World War is finally over and Yossi, Leo and Mordecai are among three hundred children who arrive in the English Lake District.
Having survived the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, they've finally reached a place of safety and peace, where they can hopefully begin to recover. But Yossi is haunted by thoughts of his missing father and disturbed by terrible nightmares.
As he waits desperately for news from home, he fears that Mordecai and Leo â€“ the closest thing to family he has left â€“ will move on without him.
Will life by the beautiful Lake Windermere be enough to bring hope back into all their lives?