The Question and Answer section for The Hiding Place is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In Chapter Five, a mere five hours after the Prime Minister's speech, the family was awakened by bombs.The bombing seemed mostly to be coming from the direction of the airport. At last we tiptoed uncertainly out to Tante Jans’s front room. The...
The cat's name is Maher Shalal Hashbaz because the cat likes to go after any food he sees on the floor.
There is no specific person who is the antagonist in this story rather than Nazi fascism working against the protagonist and her family's goals.