The Nazis have occupied France. Michel knows that there are Resistance fighters in his town and he's desperate to join them. Will his mother agree to it? After all, with his father AWOL, she needs a man around the house. But when someone's injured Michel gets his chance. Can he help without being shot by the Nazis?
Pat Thomson trained as a teacher and is now very active in promoting reading for pleasure. She visits schools, and is involved in many children's reading schemes, including the Federation of Children's Book Groups. She is the author of over 50 books, which have been published in many languages.