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“The use of verse is perfect for a story which is enormously emotional and encouraged me to really care about the characters.” – Dan Smith


Devon, 1941. Bonnie wants to help in the war effort like her brother, Ralph, rather than tend the home vegetable patch. So when the mysterious Mr Fisher is billeted at their family home, Bonnie’s mission to uncover his secrets begins. Why is he here? Is he a shirker? Or worse … a German spy?


“I think any child who likes historical fiction will devour this book, and many children who think historical fiction isn't for them will get swept up by the mission.” – Elen Caldecott


“Adventure-filled with beautiful verse and a very satisfying ending. Perfect for middle grade readers.” – Lucy Cuthew

Digging for Victory

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