What’s a 21st century girl doing at a 1930s boarding school? Flora Fox wishes she knew! One minute, she’s asleep on the train, having a strange dream. The next, she wakes up minus her laptop and phone, in a hideous uniform! Being trapped at St Winifred’s is a nightmare. The rules are awful. The lessons are tough. The strict teachers hate Flora’s bad manners. Oh – and there are no hair products AT ALL. Flora’s got to get back to the future. But there’s a reason she’s stuck in the past. A mystery which seems to be linked to her new best friend…

  • A funny and touching boarding school fantasy
  • Nominated for the 2011 Carnegie Medal
  • “This book has it all” – Eva Ibbotson
  • “Pure bliss. Don’t miss it” – The Times

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    Kate Saunders won 2014 Costa Children’s Book of the Year for Five Children on the Western Front. Other awards include the East Sussex Book Award for Magicalamity and the Hillingdon and Warwickshire Book Award for The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop.

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