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THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN

Clare Mulley

  • Original Title: THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN
  • Publication date: May 2009
  • Publisher: ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS
  • Country: GB
  • 350 print pages
  • Biopics

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  • Epoch: Historical
  • Time Period: 19th century, 20th century
  • Location setting: United Kingdom
  • Themes: PEOPLE facing life, Looking back on one's life, SOCIETY DYSFUNCTIONS, Poverty, Inequality, Education (illiteracy), SOCIAL CHRONICLES, Solidarity, Commitment, CHARACTERS, Strong Female Character

Pitch

This is an unconventional biography of an unconventional woman, Eglantyne Jebb, who did not care for children, but dedicated her life to establishing Save the Children and promoting her revolutionary concept of human rights.

Comments

Winner of the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize

Clare Mulley is a British biographer. Her book THE SPY WHO LOVED (2013) has been translated into several languages, and optioned by Universal Studios. She contributes to TV and radio for the BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and The History Channel.
She has worked at several NGOs including Save the Children and the national charity Standing Together Against Domestic Violence.

Summary

This is an unconventional biography of an unconventional woman who did not care for children, but dedicated her life to establishing Save the Children and promoting her revolutionary concept of human rights. Clare Mulley brings to life this brilliant, charismatic, and passionate woman, who helped save millions of lives and permanently changed the way the world treats children.

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  • Author’s biography

    Clare Mulley (born 1969) is a British biographer. Her first book, THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb (2009) won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize. THE SPY WHO LOVED (2013) has been translated into several languages, and optioned by Universal Studios. She contributes to TV and radio for the BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and The History Channel.
    She has worked at several NGOs including Save the Children and the national charity Standing Together Against Domestic Violence.