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  • Published: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241352816
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.00
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Stay Where You Are And Then Leave




Part of a stunning new design partnership between Puffin and the Imperial War Museum, from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the very next day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission. Then a chance encounter at King's Cross Station offers hope - Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by - and Alfie becomes determined to rescue his father from this strange, unnerving place . . .

  • Pub date: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241352816
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.00

About the Author

John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, five for young readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his 2006 multi-award-winning book The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John’s other novels, notably The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. Most recently, The Heart's Invisible Furies was a Richard & Judy Bookclub word-of-mouth bestseller.

His novels are published in over fifty languages.

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