THE DEBUT SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER 'Funny, fresh, and touching, Dear Mrs. Bird is a treat of a read.' Annie Barrows, author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'The sweetest, most uplifting, lovely book about courage, friendship, love . .
Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance - but after a rather unfortunate misunderstanding, she finds herself typing letters for the formidable Henrietta Bird, the renowned agony aunt of Woman's Friend magazine. Mrs Bird is very clear: letters containing any form of Unpleasantness must go straight into the bin. But as Emmy reads the desperate pleas from women who may have Gone Too Far with the wrong man, or can't bear to let their children be evacuated, she decides the only thing for it is to secretly write back .