As Henry learns about the past, a series of mysterious, supernatural events show him a way through his own fears.
Henry is not happy when his parents move from London to the village of Crickford St. Thomas. But he soon forms a friendship with an elderly neighbour, Dottie, and she starts to tell him stories about the Second World War and about another Henry who was a navigator in the RAF.
Then Henry sees a man standing at the garden gate, smoking a cigarette and surrounded by a cloud of fireflies. He appears to look straight at Henry - could he be the navigator And what is the significance of the ghost's appearance
Linda Newbery has published over 30 books, ranging from a picture book to teenage fiction. She won the COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD in 2006 and, for CATCALL, THE SILVER AWARD in the 2007 NESTLE AWARDS. Born in Essex, Linda lives in an Oxfordshire village with her husband and three cats. Apart from writing, she spends time reading, gardening, swimming, going to the cinema and theatre, and walking. She is an active speaker at conferences and regularly conducts writing workshops.
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