Frances Foggarty, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood..
When she was nine her ten-year-old brother, Tom, was hit by a milk-float and killed.
He returns after the funeral and Frances's story is of her new relationship with Tom, the ghost and 'guardian angel'.
Frances wears a caliper as a result of polio and she and her young brother live with a rather tyrannical aunt.
In this touching tale of loss, hardship and endurance Frances comes to terms with Tom's death and moves on in her life.
S 2001 Blue Peter Book Award