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Jez Alborough

Jez Alborough is an English writer and illustrator of children's picture books that have been translated into at least 15 languages and have been recognized for numerous awards. His religious name is Swami Prem Anudas. Albrough was born in Kingston upon Southwest London. After attending obligatory school, Albrough earned his degree at the Norwich School of Art, where he published his first book A Bun Dance, he worked for the Welsh publication The Listener, where he published Dotty Definitions. When his talents as an illustrator were discovered by an outside publisher, he received an offer to write his first children's book Bare Bear, published in 1985. Alborough has been working as illustrator since, he now lives in Richmond, with his Danish wife. As of October 24 2013, WorldCat reports These ten works most held in participating libraries. Martin's Mice Where's My Teddy It's the Bear What Out! Big Bro's Coming My Friend Bear Duck in the Truck Hug Fix-It Duck —a runner-up for the Greenaway Medal Some Dogs Do Tall Yes Play Jez Alborough at Library of Congress Authorities, with 41 catalogue records

Morgan +4+

The Morgan Plus 4 Plus or +4+ was an attempt by the Morgan Motor Company to modernize the bodywork. Announced at the 1963 Earls Court Motor Show, only 26 were built, due to poor sales, in spite of its performance; the equipment may have varied, but an example sold in 1969 was mechanically similar to the Morgan +4 of the same year. It had the straight 4 pushrod engine of a Triumph TR4A; the transmission was 4 speed with synchromesh on 3rd and 4th. It shared the suspension with the +4. In front, it had sliding king pins tilted 17 degrees from the vertical, a development of a 1910 design; this was lubricated by engine oil released by a button under the clutch pedal. It had coil springs and bottoming coils instead of rubber pads; the rear had conventional leaf springs with solid rear axle. There was no perceptible body lean when cornering hard, it had disc brakes in front, drums in the rear, hard pedal pressure with no power assist. The frame was Z section steel rails with structural plywood floor, extended by steel tubes in front.

The closed envelope two seat body was thin streamlined fibreglass with fixed top and all glass windows, roll-up on the sides, giving it a weight of 1800 pounds and a top speed of around 115 mph. Performance was better than +4, because the fibreglass kept the weight low in spite of more interior space, the more modern shape had less air drag. Sound insulation was limited. GoMoG Workshop Manual