Where is 'Outwith' and who is Bruno? How is he connected? Soon he will meet the boy in striped pyjamas and befriend him. But why must the boy stay behind the wire?
- Chilling, subtle exploration of evil from a child's perspective
- Accessible language skilfully evokes a sense of time and place
- The reader is left to infer and deduce the true story from evidence in the text
- Cross-curricular links with History and Citizenship