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The Woman Who Saved the Children
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The adventures and tribulations of Eglantyne Jebb, founder of Save the Children, and humble revolutionary Winner of the 2007 Daily Mail Biographer's Club Prize

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Clare Mulley joined Save the Children as a corporate fundraiser in the 1990s. She is the mother of three daughters and currently lives in Essex, UK.

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"A pleasure to read... a combination of Jebb's own mischievous attitude and Mulley's lively style." * The Times Literary Supplement * "A pleasure to read... a combination of Jebb's own mischievous attitude and Mulley's lively style." * The Times Literary Supplement * "Meticulously researched... a testimony to Jebb's remarkable humanitarianism." * Oxford Today * 'Meticulously researched... a testimony to Jebb's remarkable humanitarianism.' * Oxford Today * "Crisp, masterly biography." * The Good Book Guide * "An interesting biography of a fascinating person who deserves to be better known and appreciated for her work." * Oxford Times * "This biography of Eglantyne Jebb, who established the charity to look after children in the chaos that followed the end of the First World War, brings to life a charismatic woman who changed the way the world treats children." * Waterstone's Books Quarterly * "Unusual and perceptive... all credit to Clare Mulley, a past winner of the Daily Mail Biographers' Club prize." * Daily Mail * "A valuable account of a forgotten life." * The Sunday Times * "A fascinating new book." * Western Mail Series * "A most interesting account of a life full of colour and curiosity" * Bury Free Press series * "Admirably researched...Clare Mulley has done Eglantyne proud. Her informative and sensitively written biography will put SCF's founder, and through her SCF itself, well and truly on the global map." * Church Times * "Admirably researched...Clare Mulley has done Eglantyne proud. Her informative and sensitively written biography will put SCF's founder, and through her SCF itself, well and truly on the global map." * Church Times * "A most interesting account of a life full of colour and curiosity" * Bury Free Press series * "A fascinating new book." * Western Mail Series * "A valuable account of a forgotten life." * The Sunday Times * "Unusual and perceptive... all credit to Clare Mulley, a past winner of the Daily Mail Biographers' Club prize." * Daily Mail * "This biography of Eglantyne Jebb, who established the charity to look after children in the chaos that followed the end of the First World War, brings to life a charismatic woman who changed the way the world treats children." * Waterstone's Books Quarterly * "A very good read, telling an extraordinary story." * The Guardian * "An interesting biography of a fascinating person who deserves to be better known and appreciated for her work." * Oxford Times * "Crisp, masterly biography." * The Good Book Guide * "A very readable story which will strike a chord for many." * The Times online * "A very readable story which will strike a chord for many." * The Times online *

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