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Jon Walter

Jon Walter

Jon Walter Biography

Jon Walter is a former photojournalist with a special interest in social welfare issues. His debut middle grade novel, Close to the Wind, was chosen as The Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week in the United Kingdom. My Name is Not Friday is his young adult debut. He lives in East Sussex, England, with his family.



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