The Elephant Tree - a story of friendship
When Jessica s family move into their new home in London, she s worried.
How will she make friends? The house is shabby, but the overgrown
garden holds a surprise an extraordinary tree with a mystery in its
branches. Then Jessica discovers boxes of old diaries, and a whole new
world opens up. So vivid are the diaries that she finds herself drawn
back to the time of the Second World War, seeing the street through the
eyes of Peggy, whose bedroom Jessica now occupies. When the diaries come
to an end, Jessica is left wondering: what happened next? A chance
meeting gives her the opportunity to find out as old memories and
friendships come full circle.
A new book by debut author, Melanie Doré