(1936 - 2012)
Born in New Zealand, Margaret Mahy was a prolific author of books for children and young adults, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal and twice winner of the Carnegie Medal.
In desperation after Robert is followed home by 27 hippomotami, his parents call in a not very reputable witch.
The Green Bath (2013)
Sammy sets out to sea in his beautiful pea green bath tub and returns with the pirates’ treasure.
The Rattlebang Picnic (1994)
On a trip to Mount Fogg, Granny McTavish’s pizza comes in handy when the rattlebang car breaks down.