Wednesday, December 23, 2015

RIP Peter Dickinson who died recently at the age of 88.  He was an author of 60 books including both children's and adult's.  His books have been translated into 53 languages - can you imagine?  He one the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association in 1979 and 1980 as well as a finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2000 - all for children's books.

He also wrote the James Pibble mystery series and many other adult books,  Peter Dickinson was a multi-talented author born in Africa and raised in England.   His talent brought him many other awards too including the Phoenix Award and the Globe-Horn book award.


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