The Extraordinary Life of Robert Westall (1929 - 1993) - a short biography of the award-winning writer, by Lindy McKinnel. 12 pages and 18 illustrations, £3.60.

The acclaimed children's author came to Northwich in 1960 when he was appointed Head of Art at Sir John Deane's. His most well-known book is "The Machine Gunners" which was awarded the Carnegie Medal in 1975 and was adopted as a popular television serial. This is a fascinating biography.