3 edition of War stories for children and art stories for adults found in the catalog.
War stories for children and art stories for adults
|Contributions||Thames Art Gallery.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 p. :|
|Number of Pages||24|
Hey all I'm trying to find a set of young adult novels by a British author. The story is about a fictional island kingdom somewhat close to the UK. This island kingdom is tiny and populated with a royal family of 4 (?) kids and maybe an Aunt or nutty father. The time period is a bit before World War II. The title is the name of the family. Robert Atkinson Westall (7 October – 15 April ) was an English author and teacher best known for fiction aimed at children and young adults. In the latter case, some deal with complex, dark and adult themes. He has been called "the dean of British war novelists". His first book, The Machine Gunners, won the Carnegie Medal for the year's outstanding children's book by a British Children: 1 son.
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