Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she was indisputably one of the most popular and successful 20th-century children's authors. She won the CARNEGIE MEDAL and many other awards, and was nominated for the HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD. Margaret died in July 2012.
Jenny Williams is a well known children's illustrator. She lives in Wales.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Bought as a gift, and they love it.... Reminds them of child hood.... Its a lovely book.... well chuffed with itPublished 16 months ago by Sazzy Lou
Is there a big roaring yellow whiskery lion in your meadow? Go on have a look - why not?
Margaret Mahy is one of the great writers for children. Sadly missed. As a teacher, my 7 year olds always enjoyed this book and my almost 3 year old grandson has a great treat... Read morePublished on 7 Dec. 2012 by Happy reader