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Harold Edward James Aldridge (born 10 July 1918) is a multi-award winning Australian author and journalist whose World War II despatches were published worldwide and formed the basis of several of his novels, including the prize-winning The Sea Eagle about Australian troops in Crete.

Aldridge was born in White Hills, a suburb of Bendigo, Victoria. By the mid 1920s the Aldridge family had moved to Swan Hill, and many of his Australian stories are based on his life growing up there. Aldridge moved to London in 1938; he currently lives in Battersea, South West London.

The stories that are based on the real living conditions of his hometown of Swan Hill include his 1995 Children's Book Council of Australia book of the year The True Story of Lilli Stubeck, one of his St Helen series of children's books. He lived in Cairo for many years, writing several books about the Middle East, including Cairo - Biography of a City and the novels The Diplomat and Heroes of the Empty View. His 1973 children's novel A Sporting Proposition was adapted for the 1975 Disney film Ride a Wild Pony.

He won a Lenin Peace Prize in 1972 for 'his outstanding struggle for the preservation of peace'. He has also won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the World Peace Council Gold Medal, and was awarded the Gold Medal for Journalism by the Organisation for International Journalists in 1972.

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Total Books: 58
Le merveilleux cheval mongol
2008 - Le Merveilleux Cheval Mongol [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782013225984
ISBN-10: 2013225989
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Signed With Their Honor
2007 - Signed with Their Honor (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780548066812
ISBN-10: 0548066817
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Girl from the Sea
2004 - The Girl From the Sea (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780143001126
ISBN-10: 0143001124
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The Marvellous Mongolian
2003 - The Marvellous Mongolian (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781550418200
ISBN-10: 1550418203
Genres: Children's Books, Science & Math
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The Aldridge James True Story of Lillie Stubeck
1989 - The Aldridge James True Story of Lillie Stubeck (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140342673
ISBN-10: 0140342672
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The Untouchable Juli
1987 - The Untouchable Juli (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140102673
ISBN-10: 0140102671
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The True Story of Lilli Dutbeck
1987 - The True Story of Lilli Dutbeck (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140320558
ISBN-10: 0140320555
Genre: Children's Books
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My Brother Tom
1987 - My Brother Tom (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140045802
ISBN-10: 0140045805
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The Flying 19
1979 - The Flying 19 [Piccolo Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330256346
ISBN-10: 0330256343
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One Last Glimpse
1978 - One Last Glimpse (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140047271
ISBN-10: 0140047271
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I Wish He Would Not Die
1975 - I Wish He Would Not Die (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856177965
ISBN-10: 0856177962
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Marvellous Mongolian
1974 - Marvellous Mongolian (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780333155974
ISBN-10: 0333155971
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Last Exile
1973 - Last Exile (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780856178368
ISBN-10: 0856178365
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A sporting proposition
1973 - A Sporting Proposition (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780718111601
ISBN-10: 0718111605
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Cairo
1970 - Cairo (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780333101384
ISBN-10: 0333101383
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The True Story of Lilli Stubeck
The True Story of Lilli Stubeck (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140123289
ISBN-10: 0140123288
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Flying 19
Flying 19 [Antelope Bks.] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780241907603
ISBN-10: 0241907608
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Goodbye un-America A novel
Goodbye Un-america a Novel (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316031141
ISBN-10: 0316031143
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The marvelous Mongolian
The Marvelous Mongolian (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780316031202
ISBN-10: 0316031208
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Mockery in arms A novel
Mockery in Arms a Novel (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316031219
ISBN-10: 0316031216
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