- Explore our Children's Books Gift Guide to find the perfect gift for the child in your life.
“The plot has pace and is exciting, but the real fascination lies in the characters of the children… A powerful book.”
“A really engaging and gripping story, well written”
Grimsby Evening Telegraph
“Keeps you hooked”
“The details of day-to-day survival are totally absorbing”
“The Tillerman series… is a tour de force”
Dicey began to panic. The four of them had been waiting in the car for hours now. Why wasn’t their mother back? Why had she just walked off like that? What would they do if she never came back?
When night found them still waiting, bewildered and scared, Dicey decided to act. Their mother had planned to drive them to Bridgeport to see their aunt. So although they had no money they would still go – on foot. Somehow Dicey would find them food and shelter; she would take care of them and keep them together. And eventually – somehow – she would find them a home.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Review by my daughter, aged 9:
"Homecoming is set on they east coast of America. It is a long book, detailing an epic overland journey, undertaken mostly on foot, by a... Read more
Read as a teenager and loved - rereading and reloving!
Emotive text with a strong female lead in the form of the young Darcy. A lovely read.
I had read this book in the past and chose it for my 11yr old granddaughter as I feel sure she will enjoy reading it.Published 11 months ago by Cordelia Crumb
I have nearly finished this book and I'm really enjoying it. It's the best book I have read. Anyone who is thinking of buying it I would recommend this book.Published on 3 Feb 2006 by Ms. Ee Wilkins
Homecoming tells of the struggle of four children abandoned in a car in the middle of nowhere by their mother. Read morePublished on 11 July 2004 by Lucy Reynolds
I had to read this book for 7th grade in my highschool. When I purchased it, it looked absolutly boring, and looking at it, I thought I would never finish it within a month's time! Read morePublished on 4 Sep 2003 by Jennifer