‘A Time of Green is a lovely story, as told by a grandmother to her granddaughter, recalling her time as an evacuee in Wales. It is well written, and utterly believable’ Read More »
‘The story is told from two alternating points of view – a great grandmother and her great granddaughter. The beautiful bond between them is tangible to feel. The threat of dementia is the catalyst.’ Read More »
‘I love Eleanor Watkins’ books and this was no exception. It’s the fascinating story of twelve-year-old Juniper and her great-grandma June’ Read More »
‘I bought this book for my young teenage granddaughter, but read it first and was enthralled! … It’s a great read and adults will enjoy it as much as kids’ Read More »
My great-grandmother is a remarkable woman. Everyone says so: her daughter (who is my grandmother), Gramps (who is my grandfather and her son-in-law), Dad (who is her grandson), Mom and all her friends and everyone else who knows her. So it must be true… Read More »
‘Dealing with issues such as racial integration and dementia, the author maintains a carefully crafted social commentary while at the same time delivering an extremely absorbing historical tale’ Read More »
‘A luminous story, exquisitely told, which held me rapt throughout … it also takes its place alongside authors such as Michael Morpurgo for its vivid account of wartime England; and it is a story which teaches deep values of humanity, compassion and hope’ Read More »
Lively WW2-set story for 8-11-year-olds!
What was it like to be an evacuee?
Explores cultural differences within and between nations
Gently explores effects of dementia Read More »