A Spoonful of Jam

(2 reviews with an average rating of 4 out of 5)

Publisher: Farshore

Set in 1947, the story opens with 12-year-old Elsie, a misfit scholarship student at a girls' grammar school. To avoid a gang of bullies during the summer holidays, she eagerly accepts a role in a play at the local theatre. Friendship, family life and childhood insecurities are explored with warmth and humour.

By the author of Goodnight Mister Tom.

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