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The Allotment Girls


The Allotment Girls is an inspiring and heartwarming novel of wartime hardship, friendship and fortitude from Kate Thompson, author of the Secrets of the Sewing Bee.

During the Second World War, life in the iconic Bryant & May match factory is grimy and tough. Annie, Rose, Pearl and Millie carry on making matches for the British Army, with bombs raining down around them.

Inspired by the Dig for Victory campaign, Annie persuades the owners to start Bryant & May allotment in the factory grounds….


The Allotment Girls

Pub Date : 2018-02-22 | Author : Kate Thompson | Publisher : Pan Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781509822263
ISBN 13 : 1509822267

The Allotment Girls is an inspiring and heartwarming novel of wartime hardship, friendship and fortitude from Kate Thompson, author of the Secrets of the Sewing Bee. During the Sec..


The Girls They Left Behind

Pub Date : 2010-08-19 | Author : Lilian Harry | Publisher : Orion

ISBN 10 : 9781409130338
ISBN 13 : 1409130339

The second novel in the April Grove series, following the lives of working-class families during the Second World War. It is 1940, and the neighbours in April Grove are close knit,..


Allotments

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Twigs Way | Publisher : Shire Publications

ISBN 10 : 0747806810
ISBN 13 : 9780747806813

An allotment is a small area of land, let out at a nominal yearly rent by local government or independent allotment associations, for individuals to grow their own food. However, t..


The Girl From Kosovo

Pub Date : 2013-01-01 | Author : Graham Whittaker | Publisher : Graham Whittaker

ISBN 10 : 9780987447029
ISBN 13 : 0987447025

When Nikita Tarasov is buried alive and critically wounded during the war in Kosovo, a voice, named Andy, tells her amazing stories about a little boy and a lighthouse, keeping her..



Domestic Subjects

Pub Date : 2013-01-29 | Author : Beth H. Piatote | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300171570
ISBN 13 : 0300171579

Amid the decline of U.S. military campaigns against Native Americans in the late nineteenth century, assimilation policy arose as the new front in the Indian Wars, with its weapons..



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