Anna at War


For German Jews life has become increasingly perilous In 1938, so Anna’s parents put her on a kindertransport train bound for England. Now living with a farming family in Kent, the outbreak of the war soon changes things for the worse for her. Anna is caught up in web of betrayal and secrecy and is forced into drastic action to prove whose side she’s on.  Helen Peters is an excellent writer and ‘Anna At War’ maintains the quality of her other works available on the Bookwagon site, such as ‘The Secret Henhouse Theatre’.

This is a brilliant and moving wartime adventure, with a thrilling plot and lively characters.  A real page turner.


Anna at War

Helen Peters

(Nosy Crow)
As persecution of Jews escalates in Germany, Anna is sent by her parents to England.  When war breaks out Anna comes under suspicion and her problems mount.
Anna finds herself caught up in web of betrayal and secrecy that forces to risk everything.  How does she prove whose side she’s on?  Helen Peters is an experienced and highly successful author, her titles, such as ‘The Secret Hen House Theatre’ are very popular with Bookwagon readers.  In Anna At War she melds a thrilling plot with great characters to great effect.  Bookwagon recommends this book highly.

Winner of the 2020 Bibliobuzz Alexandra Palace Book Award


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