A gripping story of a ten-year-old girl who risks death to make a lifesaving dash through war-torn Beirut.
Elizabeth Laird is the multi-award-winning author of several much-loved children's books, including The Garbage King, The Prince Who Walked with Lions and The Fastest Boy in the World. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal six times. She lives in Britain now, but still likes to travel as much as she can.
This novel stays in the memory well after it is finished. . . it is a tribute to the human spirit -- Nicholas Tucker * TES *