When you're 11 years old, your brother is a thug, your father went missing during the Falklands War and you've just started a new school, there's a lot to think about. Wain wants to discover the truth for himself. Robert Leeson won the Eleanor Farjeon Award in 1985.
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Born in Cheshire in 1928, Robert Leeson was a journalist for forty years, interrupted by army service in Egypt. He began to write for children in the 1960s and has had over 65 books published including The Third Class Genie - now a Collins Modern Classic- and The Demon Bike Rider. In 1985 he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Married, with a son and daughter, Robert lives in Hertfordshire.
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Book Description Collins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000009662
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