Nicky is left in charge whilst her mum goes away for the weekend. When mum doesn't return home, she tries to look after her younger brother, Roy, and stops the neighbours from finding out that they are all alone and running out of money. Nicky is certain that she will never tell.
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Mum knew she shouldn?t have left the children alone. Back at home, Nicky is finding it harder and harder to reassure her younger brother. Soon the children are running out of money and the neighbours are getting suspicious. But whatever happens, Nicky is certain of one thing ? she will never tell.About the Author:
Ruth Thomas was born in Wellington, Somerset, in 1927. She received a BA Honours Degree in English and a Diploma in Education from Bristol University and went on to teach in a number of primary schools in the East End of London. Ruth began writing soon after she retired in 1985. Her first novel The Runaways won The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. This was followed by four further critically acclaimed novels including The Secret, which was televised by Thames Television. She died in 2011.
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