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The Balaclava Kid

Helen Aldcroft

Just who is that boy hiding from the often overwhelming 'average' world behind a knitted woollen balaclava? Meet Evan Bigsby.
As he navigates his final year of Primary School, Evan faces an extraordinary challenge: a Remembrance Day project that turns into an emotional journey of self - discovery. Unearthing a remarkable family history, Evan finds that a simple piece of clothing can carry immense weight.
Is Evan truly the one and only Balaclava Kid, or is there more to the story?
Dive into this heartfelt tale to find out.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Austin Macauley
  • Publish Date: Jul 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 80
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.17in - 0.19lb
  • EAN: 9781035801299
  • Recommended age: 09-11
  • Categories: General

About the Author

Aldcroft, Helen: - Born in Cheshire but brought up in Kent, Helen Aldcroft returned to her northern roots to study English language and literature at Manchester University. She went on to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. After 23 enjoyable and successful years as a primary school teacher and deputy head teacher, Helen was able to take the time and opportunity to follow other interests, including writing. She lives with her husband, Steve, their dogs and chickens, close to the Saddleworth Hills of East Lancashire, enjoying walking, gardening and crafting. She is an active member of the W.I., both locally and within Lancashire.