The Lion and the Unicorn
Publisher: Random House
Evacuated during the Second World War, Lenny takes with him a badge given to him by his father, depicting a lion and a unicorn fighting. Lenny is bullied by the children at his new school, but draws courage from his father's badge, and comes to terms with his fear and loneliness when he befriends Mick. This remarkable story is masterfully written and accompanied by stunning illustrations.