The machine gunners /

After an air raid, a group of English children find a German machine gun and hide it from adults who are looking for it.

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Main Author: Westall, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Greenwillow Books, 1976.
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Main Author:Westall, Robert.
Summary:After an air raid, a group of English children find a German machine gun and hide it from adults who are looking for it.

After an air raid, a group of English children find a German machine gun and hide it from adults who are looking for it.

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Physical Description:186 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN:0688800556
0688840558 (lib. bdg.)
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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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