The characters of 'The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants' also feature in a short story called 'A Special Day'. Download this FREE ebook from Nikki's website.
This is a really engaging and moving story based on a brilliant premise (no spoilers here!) which brings history to life, enabling children to really understand what it must have been like to live through some of the most troubled and challenging times in the last century. Nadia, Tomma, Ash and Jess are a likeable bunch whose experiences on what should have been an ordinary school day – which turns out to be anything but – teach them not only about the reality of the First World War but also valuable life lessons about empathy, compassion and courage. Time School shows us how what happened in the past still influences our lives today, in a story that is thought-provoking and packed full of adventure and excitement.
by Vicky Blunden
Nikki Young is a writer and lover of stories and 'The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants' is her first book. Nikki credits her lively imagination to an amazing childhood, growing up in Yorkshire and living in a cul-de-sac in the days when children were allowed to run free and left to make their own fun! Now a mum of three, she says that in her head, she hasn't really grown up and those memories of her childhood days remain strong and active.