Home Again: Stories About Coming Home From War

Soldiers. Sailors. Evacuees. Refugees. All coming home from war in twelve unforgettable stories… On 8th May 1945, World War Two officially ended in the huge celebrations of VE Day. But what happened next? Where did they all go – the soldiers on the move, the refugees, the lost children? In Home Again, twelve major writers celebrate the coming of peace through the theme of homecoming. Follow a child evacuee, a rebel fighter, a Bletchley Park codebreaker and an Indian Army soldier…

  • Moving and authentic tales about the end of the war
  • Each story is followed by a fact file full of details
  • Foreword by the Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn
  • Fantastic authors including Bali Rai and Jim Eldridge
  • Produced in partnership with The Royal British Legion
  • Each copy sold donates 50p to the Royal British Legion

50p per paperback from the sale of HOME AGAIN in the UK will be paid to Royal British Legion Trading Limited which gives its taxable profits to The Royal British Legion (Charity no. 219279).

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    Tony Bradman

    Tony Bradman is extremely well known in the world of children’s books as both a writer and reviewer. He has had particular success with books for young readers, and his best known series to date, ‘Dilly the Dinosaur’, has been in print for over 10 years. ‘Magnificent Mummies’ and ‘Mummies in Memphis’ have both sold over 50,000 copies.

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    Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

  • Photo of Bali Rai

    Bali Rai

    Bali Rai has written over forty young adult, teen and children’s books, and won multiple awards. His culturally diverse writing often pushes boundaries and tackles a variety of issues. Extremely popular in schools across the world, he is passionate about the promotion of literacy and reading for pleasure.


    Winner of the Angus Children’s Book Prize and North Lanarkshire Catalyst Award for Un-arranged Marriage.

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    Leila Rasheed

    Leila Rasheed writes books for children and teens. She also runs a new writer development scheme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers who want to write their first novel for children.

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