John Pudney

(John Sleigh Pudney)
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John Sleigh Pudney was a British journalist and writer. He was known for short stories, poetry, non-fiction and children's fiction. He was born in at Langley Marish and educated at Gresham's School, Holt, where he was a friend of W. H. Auden, leaving school at the age of sixteen in 1925. He later lived in Buckinghamshire.