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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
Non fiction
From Inside Scotland Yard (1965) (with Sir Harold Scott)
Anthologies containing stories by Philippa Pearce
Short stories
The Dog Got Them (1977)
Samantha and the Ghost (1981)

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

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

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