Aidan Chambers

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About Aidan Chambers

Aidan Chambers was born in County Durham in 1934. After national service in the Royal Navy he became a teacher and then, for seven years, a monk. His young adult novels have been widely acclaimed, with POSTCARDS FROM NO-MAN'S LAND winning the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the US Michael L Printz Award. With his wife Nancy he ran Signal magazine and he has served as the president of the School Library Association. His devoted services to children's literature were recognised by his receipt of the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002.

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6 days ago

Postcards from No Man's Land is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Penguin.
Armistice Day

6 days ago

Postcards from No Man's Land is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Definitions (Young Adult).
Armistice Day

1 month ago

Discover Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers. Published by Definitions (Young Adult).
German Unity Day

1 month ago

Seal Secret is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Red Fox.
Maritime Day

1 month ago

Loving Breaktime & Dance on My Grave by Aidan Chambers from Definitions (Young Adult).
Ocean

2 months ago

Reading is so much fun, why not read This Is All. Written by Aidan Chambers, published by Definitions (Young Adult).
International Literacy Day

2 months ago

Could there be a better time to read Seal Secret by Aidan Chambers.
Read a Book Day

2 months ago

This Is All is a wonderful book for your children.
A wonderful book