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A Near Thing for Captain Najork

Walker Books have announced the release of two more classic collaborations for publication in 2014 and 2015.

Walker Picture Books have issued new editions of two children's books by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Sir Quentin Blake.

A Near Thing for Captain Najork (Children's book, 1975)

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. The adventures that follow at a nearby girls' boarding school, involving the Headmistress and Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong Najork, result in a very near thing indeed for the Captain . . .

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