The Dragon­fly Pool

The Week - Junior - - Book Club - By Eva Ib­bot­son (Macmil­lan Chil­dren’s Books)

Tally dreads go­ing to board­ing school – but when she ar­rives, it’s noth­ing like she ex­pected. Soon she is set­ting out on a very un­usual school trip to the coun­try of Ber­ga­nia, where she finds her­self help­ing a new friend, Prince Karil. Set just be­fore the Sec­ond World War, this warm-hearted story ex­plores the im­por­tance of peace, tol­er­ance and friend­ship.

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