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The Machine Gunners - a book by Westall, Robert

The Machine Gunners

The Machine Gunners( )
Author: Westall, Robert
Adapted by: Taylor, Ali
Other Primary Creator: Westall, Robert
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Nick Hern Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

It's 1940, and Britain is at war. Young Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in town, but desperately wants it to be the best. Amidst the bombs and air raids, Chas and his friends plan their own war effort in their newly built bunker. Friendships are forged and loyalties tested, in the adventure of a lifetime...

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Drama / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.722 Inches
Book Weight:0.22 Pounds
Author Biography
Westall, Robert (Author)
Author Robert Westall was born in Tynemouth, England on October 7, 1929. He grew up during World War II and his childhood experiences inspired much of his work. He studied Fine Art at Durham University and Sculpture at the Slade School of Art in London. Before becoming a full-time author in 1985, he worked as an art teacher. His first novel, The Machine Gunners, was published in 1975 and won the Carnegie Medal. Some of his other awards include The Carnegie Medal in 1982 for The Scarecrows, the Smarties Prize in 1989 for Blitzcat, and the Guardian Award in 1991 for The Kingdom by the Sea. He died on April 15, 1993.


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