Little Girl Lost by Val Wood

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A moving story of one woman's struggle to help children in poverty. Margriet grew up as a lonely child in the old town of Hull. Her adored father often traveled by sea to the Netherlands, leaving her with an unaffectionate mother and only her imagination of a little Dutch girl to keep her company. When tragedy strikes and her father’s ship goes down in a storm, devastation ravages her tiny family. A few years later, Margriet is blossoming into a kind young lady. Keen to escape her mother and strike out on her own, she forms an unlikely friendship with some of the street children who roam the town. As Margriet acts upon her inspiration to help them, will the troubles of her past break her spirit, or will she overcome?

About Val Wood

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Val Wood is the author of The Hungry Tide, which won the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction.
Published November 5, 2015 by Transworld Digital. 464 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction