The Shingle Weaver’s Picnic is a poignant and timeless story of a close-knit family touched by tragedy in the darkest days of the Second World War, and a young girl who must cope with the unthinkable when a child is murdered during her summer visit to her grandparents’ house.
Smith’s wonderfully crafted story transports us to a long-gone era and takes us intimately inside of a shocking story.
How do people react to the horrible news? What secrets come to light? Can a child’s innocence still exist amidst a violent world?
The Shingle Weaver’s Picnic not only entertains, but it touches the hearts of readers and explores a moving side of the human spirit.