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Self pity is a disease which does not kill but corrodes.
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|Birth:||27th December, 1934|
|Profession:||Novelist, Teacher, Writer|
Aidan Chambers is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land. For his "lasting contribution to children's literature" he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002. His young-adult novel Now I Know is based partly on his experiences as a monk. His first plays, including Johnny Salter, The Car and The Chicken Run, were published while he was a teacher at Archway School in Stroud. They were awarded the Eleanor Farjeon Award for outstanding services to children's books in 1982. From 2003 to 2006 he was President of the School Library Association.
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