KAT lives in QUEEN ELIZABETH'S court with her father, who is one of the Queen's beloved royal musicians.
NELL and her mother work as laundresses for MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS who is imprisoned and kept under close watch of Queen Elizabeth's guards.
When Kat suffers a LAUNDRY DISASTER, Nell comes to her rescue and the two become BEST FRIENDS and promise to write to one another. But tensions are high and the ROYAL RIVALRY between Queen Elizabeth and Mary, Queen of Scots is at BREAKING POINT.
With so many around them losing their heads, can Kat and Nell's friendship SURVIVE?
WILLIAM (AKA Dash) and DOROTHY (AKA Dot) are the best of friends. Luckily for them, their parents are friends too. Together, the two families are embarking on a brand new ADVENTURE. They are leaving their lives in Cornwall behind in exchange for a new life in the USA.
Dot and Dash write and radio one another to keep in touch, when Dash sets sail first on RMS LUSITANIA. Dot sets sail later, aboard the world's most famous ocean liner, RMS TITANIC. But the voyage doesn't go to plan and Dot's dreams of adventure turn into a NIGHTMARE.
Will their friendship survive?
Teddy and Harriet have been joined at the hip for as long as they can remember - but then the WAR started.
Teddy is EVACUATED all the way across the ocean to the United States and Harriet is left in London to face the BLITZ!
The pair promise to write to each other as often as they can, but soon Teddy is swept up in his new life, while Harriet feels lonely and frightened whenever the sirens begin to howl...
Commemorating eighty years since the start of World War Two, MY BEST FRIEND THE EVACUEE is an exciting read for children aged 6+, packed with fascinating historical details.
Eleven-year-old Christine has been taught that a girl's place is at home looking after her family and putting up with BEASTLY BIG BROTHERS.
Mary has been taught that a girl's place is learning how to CHANGE THE WORLD.
After meeting outside the suffragette headquarters. the girls become fast friends, writing as often as they can.
Their letters fly back and forth across London, as the VOTES FOR WOMEN campaign threatens to bring the nation to its knees - buildings BURNING, windows SMASHING, postboxes EXPLODING... Will their friendship survive?
Celebrating one hundred years since women first gained the right to vote, MY BEST FRIEND THE SUFFRAGETTE is an exciting read for children aged 6+, packed with fascinating historical details.