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          author: John Rae
   dust jacket: Raymond Briggs


Raymond Briggs provides the dust jacket design to John Rae's story
about John Curlew, an evacuee from London during the Blitz who is
assigned to look after a the son of a Jewish refugee...

The book was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rees Memorial Prize
In 1963 it was filmed under the title of 'Reach For Glory'
by director
Philip Leacock, with Martin Tomlinson portraying the lead...


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