Given birth to Sam Youd and better known by his pencil name John Christopher, this Guardian Prize-winning science fiction writer especially penned the 1956 function The Loss of life of Grass as well as the 1960s teen adult series The Tripods. After portion through the early 1940s in the United kingdom Army’s Royal Corps of Indicators, he released his debut book THE WINTERTIME Swan. He was the 1976 receiver of the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (a German award for youthful adult fiction). He was created in Huyton, Lancashire, Britain, and he examined at Peter Symonds’ College in Winchester, Hampshire, Britain. No Edge of Lawn, the 1970 cinematic version of Christopher’s reserve The Loss of life of Grass, superstars Nigel Davenport as protagonist John Custance.