‘The Boy at the Top of the Mountain’ by John Boyne

boy mountainThe author of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ returns with another WW2 story. Pierrot lives in France. His mother is French and his father is German. When Pierrot is orphaned, he is claimed by his father’s aunt Beatrix – who lives in the mountains – worryingly close to Hitler.

A moving story, with echoes of ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’.

The website www.lovereading4kids.co.uk has it as age 11+. Published: 1/10/15.