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Armistice Runner

by Tom Palmer


n/a Interest Age: 8-12

ISBN: 978-1-78112-825-1

Winner of the Older Readers Category at the FCBG Children’s Book Award 2019

Lily has lots of worries. Sheʼs struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, sheʼs losing her gran to Alzheimerʼs. But then she discovers her great-great-grandfatherʼs diaries from the First World War. Could his incredible story of bravery help her reconnect with her gran and even give her the inspiration she needs to push through and win?

Cover artwork and vignettes by Tom Clohosy Cole

Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a super-readable layout and typeface so that even more readers can enjoy it. It is aimed at children aged 8-12.

AR Level – pending

Read the first chapter of Armistice Runner below:


Read the first chapter