We are all very sorry to hear that one of the worlds best children's book writers, has died yesterday, at the age of 76.
Some facts about Margaret Mahy:
- Margaret Mahy wrote her first story at the age of 7.
- Her first book was 'A Lion in the Meadow', published in 1969.
- In 1976, she became the Children's Librarian at the Canterbury Public Library.
- She became a full-time writer in 1980.
- She is the author of more than 120 books.
- Her books have been translated in to 15 different languages.
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