The Five Shilling Children by Lindsey Hutchinson

The Five Shilling Children by Lindsey Hutchinson is a nice work of historical fiction. Nine-year-old Polly Fitch and her ten-year-old brother, Adam, are sold for five shillings each to an orphanage by their abusive father, Gerald. They’re distraught, but they have each other, three filling meals a day, their own beds and a brand new … Continue reading The Five Shilling Children by Lindsey Hutchinson