Things have never been the same in the village since the evacuee arrived and the five boys mistook him for a Nazi spy. There have been a host of visitors: the Americans preparing for D-Day and a deserter hiding out in the woods. But it's the arrival of the Bee King who makes the biggest impression.
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A cockney evacuee to rural Devon is victimized by a local gang called the Five Boys. But he is not the only stranger to have an impact on the village. There are US soldiers destined for Operation Tiger, an English deserter in hiding, and Bee King.About the Author:
Mick Jackson is the prize winning author of the novels, The Underground Man, Five Boys and The Widow's Tale. He also published, with the illustrator David Roberts, two acclaimed curiosities, Ten Sorry Tales and Bears of England.
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