What an inspiration she was. Making a living from her wits. And so much more.
Haere ra Margaret Mahy. Thank you.
Read her New York Times obit:
Margaret Mahy, an award-winning children’s author who tested the limits of her readers’ whimsy and courage with fantastical tales of witches, hauntings, infinite fog, and robbers brought to account by peppery grown-ups wielding chocolate cake and balloons, died on Monday at her home in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was 76. …