Norman Hunter (author)

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Norman George Lorimer Hunter (23 November 189923 February, 1995) was a British children's author, creator of Professor Branestawm.


  • Professor Branestawm, like all great men, had simple tastes. He wore simple trousers with two simple legs. His coat was simply fastened with safety pins because the buttons had simply fallen off...
    • The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm, Ch 1. The Professor Invents a Machine (1933)
  • Pulpit. A Yorkshireman's instruction to pound something to paste.
    • Professor Branestawm's Dictionary, Puffin, (1973)
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