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The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb: Founder of Save the Children
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The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb: Founder of Save the Children (Paperback)

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An unconventional biography of an unconventional woman. Eglantyne Jebb, not particularly fond of children herself, nevertheless dedicated her life to establishing Save the Children and promoting her revolutionary concept of human rights. In this award-winning book, Clare Mulley brings to life this brilliant, charismatic, and passionate woman, whose work took her between drawing rooms and war zones, defying convention and breaking the law.







Eglantyne Jebb not only helped save millions of lives, she also permanently changed the way the world treats children.

While working as a fundraiser at Save the Children Clare Mulley came across a note written eighty years earlier by the organisation's founder: 'the world is not ungenerous, but unimaginative, and very busy'. She has since been fascinated by Eglantyne, sleeping in her childhood nursery, rifling through her journals, and even buying her signature on eBay. Clare Mulley is also the author of The Spy Who Loved and The Women Who Flew for Hitler. She is the mother of three daughters and currently lives in Essex, England.

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