Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

A great new book from a wonderful blogger, Robbie Cheadle. Please check it out, and support our good blogging friend. 🙂

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Absolutely delighted to feature While the Bombs Fell which is written by Robbie Cheadle and her mother Elsie Hancy Eaton.

About While the Bombs Fell

What was it like for children growing up in rural Suffolk during World War 2?

Elsie and her family live in a small double-storey cottage in Bungay, Suffolk. Every night she lies awake listening anxiously for the sound of the German bomber planes. Often they come and the air raid siren sounds signalling that the family must leave their beds and venture out to the air raid shelter in the garden.

Despite the war raging across the English channel, daily life continues with its highlights, such as Christmas and the traditional Boxing Day fox hunt, and its wary moments when Elsie learns the stories of Jack Frost and the ghostly and terrifying Black Shuck that haunts the coastline and countryside of East Anglia.

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14 thoughts on “Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

  1. Great post 🙂 I know this film has little in common with the book While the Bombs Fell, but did you ever see John Boorman’s autobiographical account of his childhood during WWII entitled Hope and Glory, which came out in 1987. Quite a great one 🙂 Anyway, keep up the great work as always 🙂

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