by Maggie Speak
bombs, gasmasks, shelters, sweet rationing!life for nearly ten year olds,jake,brains and scrapper, was a bit dicey, but they still had fun - and mischief. their bugbear was jake's granddad, who was always hanging around. he'd been in russia in the first world war and had an unexpected encounter with a refugee. he had kept a secret for over twenty years, which, when revealed, was to cause mayhem.