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On the Run

(1964)
(Three on the Run)
A novel by

 
 
Ben, eleven years old and the youngest of the Mallory children, has left his aunt and siblings to come to London where his widower father wishes to introduce him to his young future step-mother. Unable to return home when his brother and sister become ill, Ben is left on his own to explore the maze of walled gardens which surround his new home. Soon he meets Thomas, the son of an exiled East African Prime Minister, and Lil, a fatherless cockney waif. All three children, troubled and contending with the dislocation of their new lives, become entwined in each others' journeys of self-discovery and adventure. In Nina Bawden's much-praised second novel for young readers, the lessons and pains of childhood are evinced with characteristic deftness, combining sympathy, affection and timeless wit.

    

Used availability for Nina Bawden's On the Run

Hardback Editions

January 2000 : USA Library Binding

Title: Three on the Run.
Author(s): Nina, Bawden
ISBN: 0-397-30835-3 / 978-0-397-30835-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins Juvenile Books
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January 2000 : USA Textbook Binding

Title: Three on the Run
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-397-30836-1 / 978-0-397-30836-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott
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February 1967 : UK Hardback

Title: On the Run (New Windmills)
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-435-12105-7 / 978-0-435-12105-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers
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December 1964 : UK Hardback
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Title: On the Run
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-575-00634-X / 978-0-575-00634-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: On the Run
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-571-24647-8 / 978-0-571-24647-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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December 1968 : USA Paperback
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Title: Three on the Run
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-671-29765-1 / 978-0-671-29765-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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January 1967 : UK Paperback
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Title: On the Run (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0-14-030337-5 / 978-0-14-030337-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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