Pauline Hunter BlairPauline Clarke was born in 1921 and is an English author who has written for children of all ages and more recently for adults under her married name Pauline Hunter Blair. Until 1943 she studied English at Somerville College, Oxford, before working as a journalist and writing for children's magazines.

Her children's books span many genres, including fantasy, family comedy, historical fiction and poetry. Her greatest success, The Twelve and the Genii, received the Carnegie Medal, a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.


Series: Young Nelson


 Book  Comment
  The Nelson Boy A fictionalised account of Horatio Nelson's childhood
  A Thorough Seaman The Ships' Logs of Horatio Nelson's Early Voyages Imaginatively Explored


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