Nina Bawden Quotes

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Born: January 19, 1925, Ilford, Essex, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: London, England, August 22, 2012
Occupation: Author

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I like writing for children. It seems to me that most people underestimate their understanding and the strength of their feelings and in my books for them I try to put this right.
- Nina Bawden

2.
People who don't read seem to me mysterious. I don't know how they think or learn about other people. Novels are a very important part of our education.
- Nina Bawden

3.
Ten thousand pounds is the legal value of a negligently taken life, of a child or a parent. A cold and somewhat mean-spirited calculation: you would do better if you slipped on a paving-stone and broke a front tooth.
- Nina Bawden

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