Wish Upon a Star

Wish Upon a Star

4.21 (46 ratings by Goodreads)
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When Sally Bamber and her mother-in-law decide to take in two evacuees at the start of World War II, they never imagine three young children will be living there. Seldom life works out as they wish and when the war takes its toll the entire Blackpool community must face the consequences.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 24mm | 200g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 074725690X
  • 9780747256908

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LOOKING AT THE MOON: 'Fine romance' Belfast Telegraph WISH UPON A STAR: 'This first novel from Margaret Thornton is a great read' Best; 'A rollercoaster of emotions' Newcastle upon Tyne Evening Chronicle; 'A delightful book; full of humour and warmth against an authentic war-time Blackpool when Pablo's sold ice-cream and troops from abroad drilled on the promenade' Lancashire Mag A STICK OF BLACKPOOL ROCK: 'A brilliant read' Woman's Realm FORGIVE OUR FOOLISH WAYS: 'A Blackpool saga filled with heartache and happiness' Western Morning News; 'A lovely book to read by the fireside on these dark, long nights' Herald Express (Torquay) IT'S A LOVELY DAY TOMORROW: 'This is a gentle novel whose lack of noise is a strength' The Sunday Times; 'Warm-hearted, evocative saga of life in Blackpool during World War II' British Book News HOW HAPPY WE SHALL BE: 'A smashing holiday read' Lancashire Evening Telegraph 'This first novel from Margaret Thornton is a great read' -- BEST 'A delightful book; full of humour and warmth against an authentic war-time Blackpool when Pablo's sold ice-cream and troops from abroad drilled on the promenade' -- LANCASHIRE MAGAZINE 'A rollercoaster of emotions' -- NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE EVENING CHRONICLEshow more

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46 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 57% (26)
4 24% (11)
3 9% (4)
2 7% (3)
1 4% (2)
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