A Celebration of Literature for Children and Young Adults
Calgary Convention Centre ~ October 3-5, 1996 ~ Calgary, Alberta
Margaret received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Zealand then worked as an assistant librarian, and librarian, in New Zealand and England, and as writer‚in‚residence in Canterbury, England. In 1980 she became a full‚time writer, specializing in children's books, and has published extensively in the trade book area, as well as in various educational series.
Margaret won the Eshter Glen Medal of the New Zealand Library Association in 1983 for The Haunting. She has been awarded the Carnegie Medal of the British Library Association three times ‚ for The Haunting in 1982, The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance in 1986 and for The Memory in 1987.
Aliens in the Family (o.p.), Scholastic, 1986.
The Catalogue of the Universe, Dent, 1965.
The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance, Dent, 1984.
Dangerous Spaces, Viking, 1991.
The Door in the Air, Dent, 1988.
The Haunting, Dent, 1982.
The Pirate Uncle, Overlook Press, 1976.
The Seven Chinese Brothers, Scholastic, 1990.
The Tricksters, Dent, 1986.