Margaret Mahy has had 200 books published, ranging from picture books to crossover YA novels and everything in between. Her books have been published in the US and UK, where she is very well known. Margaret is also a winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal and has been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, to be announced in March 2006.
'...another Mahy masterpiece.' MagpiesVol 20'...a thrilling adventure of surprises and events on the island' Wanganui Chronicle7 January 2006'...another gem from Margaret Mahy!' SAETA NewsletterSummer 2006'...demonstrate[s] Mahy's skilful rendering of words with well-paced, enticing plots which draw the reader in both to the mysteries and to the characters' lives.' Reading TimeVol 50 No 2 May 2006'How does she do it? Genius and half a century of hard work help.'Listener, 17 December 2005