Tom Palmer Wins the Young Quills Awards for Historical Fiction

We are delighted to announce that Tom Palmer’s book After the War has been awarded the Historical Association’s Young Quills Awards for Historical Fiction for the ages 10-13 category!

The full list of winners is available on the Historical Association’s website

Summer 1945. The Second World War is finally over and Yossi, Leo and Mordecai are among three hundred children who arrive in the English Lake District. Having survived the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, they’ve finally reached a place of safety and peace, where they can hopefully begin to recover.

But Yossi is haunted by thoughts of his missing father and disturbed by terrible nightmares. As he waits desperately for news from home, he fears that Mordecai and Leo – the closest thing to family he has left – will move on without him. Will life by the beautiful Lake Windermere be enough to bring hope back into all their lives?

Published by Barrington Stoke

Available to order online here