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bonnie

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childrens book
« on: September 27, 2008, 08:54:42 PM »
I am looking for a bok titled Blitz Kids that my Uncle Norman Gardener said his teacher read to them in school in think in the 1940"s Can anyone give me a lead on this ? Bonnie

Phil

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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2008, 10:14:08 PM »
Hi bonnie,

Have you tried Blitz Kids written in 1941 by Eleanor Mordaunt, illustrated by Walter Frier. You could try Ebay, Abesbooks or Amazon.

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bonnie

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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008, 05:40:28 PM »
Thanks  for the lead. I have been online for hours with no luck but keep on looking Bonnie

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Re: childrens book
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2008, 04:43:15 AM »
Hi Bonnie,
The book you are looking for, could it be...Children of the Blitz
there is one byRobert Westall, its a collectionn of stories and letters
from actual children who lived thro the Blitz.............
Try       eat-books a place somewher in  West Midlands
                                  or
i x i Books,  Haslingden

All the best in your search

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« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2008, 09:47:26 AM »
Jasper

I think that one was first published much later in the 90's. bonnie is looking for a book that was read to her at school in the fifties. I checked it out and it is obviously out of print now and it is a very hard book the locate a copy of. I think if she does find one it will cost a bob or two.

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« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2008, 10:00:31 AM »
Pity that Phil,
 I know from experience how hard it is to get out of print books..

Did have another thought,  for her to ask at her Public library a copy
could be in the stacks,, or if requested an all library search could be
conducted..have found one or two that way myself and managed to
borrow them......Might cost but who knows

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Re: childrens book
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2008, 10:47:57 AM »
bonnie & Jasper

I checked ot Birmingham Library and they don't have a copy, but bonnie if you  follow this link

 http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=full-set-set&set_number=035851&set_entry=000002&format=999

You will find that the British Library has a copy, you may be able to arrange a loan from them.

Phil
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