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Philippa Pearce


UK (1920 - 2006)

Philippa Pearce has been a scriptwriter-producer for the BBC, a children's book editor and reviewer, a lecturer, a storyteller and freelance writer for radio and newspapers as well as writing some of the best-loved books of the 20th century. She won a Carnegie Medal for Tom's Midnight Garden and a Whitbread Prize for The Battle Of Bubble And Squeak.
 
Anthologies edited
Dread and Delight: A Century of Children's Ghost StoriesA Century of Children's Ghost Stories
 
Non fiction
From Inside Scotland Yard (1965) (with Sir Harold Scott)
From Inside Scotland Yard
 
Anthologies containing stories by Philippa Pearce
Horror StoriesGreat Ghost Stories
 
Short stories
The Dog Got Them (1977)
Samantha and the Ghost (1981)


Awards
Carnegie Medal winner (1959) : Tom's Midnight Garden


Philippa Pearce recommends
Devil-in-the-fog
Devil-in-the-fog (1966)
Léon Garfield
"Irresistable... the usual Garfield brilliance."



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