A Near Thing for Captain Najork

A Near Thing for Captain Najork


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A Near Thing for Captain Najork by Russell Hoban, Quentin Blake

Captain Najork has never quite got over the time that Tom beat him and his Hired Sportsmen at womble, muck and sneedball, so when he sees Tom hurtle past his window in a two-seater jam-powered frog, he sets off in hot pursuit.

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ISBN-13: 9781567923230
Publisher: Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Russell Hoban is an American who has lived in England for thirty-six years. He is the author of more than sixty books including such celebrated novels as Riddley Walker, Pilgerman and Turtle Diary. His two classic children's books, How Tom Beat Captain Najork and A Near Thing for Captain Najork, were reissued by Godine in 2006. Hoban has an active fan club called The Kraken and has inspired symposiums based on his writing.

Quentin Blake is one of the UK's living cultural treasures. He has written and illustrated dozens of books and provided pictures for hundreds more, including the children's novels of Roald Dahl.

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