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Jun 18 2019

Vale Christobel Mattingley

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"Author Christobel Mattingley has died, aged 87.
Mattingley wrote over 50 books, 47 of which were for children. After publishing her first book, The Picnic Dog (Hamish Hamilton), in 1970, Mattingley went on to win numerous awards for her work. Rummage (illus by Patricia Mullins, Angus and Robertson) won the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Children's Book of the Year Award in both the Younger Readers and Picture Book categories, while her YA novel No Gun for Asmir (Text) was highly commended in the 1994 Australian Human Rights Awards." Books and Publishing