Combining curriculum study of the evacuation and local history, this book looks at local evidence of evacuation. Its topics include experience of evacuees and hosts, travel, propaganda photos, schools, health, entertainment and special hostels. Local history projects include studying old photographs, visiting a station, finding evidence of evacuees and using maps to locate hostels. The book is one of a series which uses primary sources as a starting point for the study of the history of United Kingdom in wartime. It shows children how to undertake their own investigation into the history of their locality during the war by using many different forms of text such as newspapers, reports, adverts, letters, censuses, logbooks, interviews and instructions. Cartoon bloodhounds are used to liven up and direct use of local resources, and to set puzzles and tasks.