Patricia Wrightson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Patricia Wrightson

Australian children's writer

Date of Birth: 19-Jun-1921

Place of Birth: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 15-Mar-2010

Profession: writer, children's writer, film editor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Patricia Wrightson

  • Patricia Wrightson OBE (19 June 1921 – 15 March 2010) was an Australian writer of several highly regarded and influential children's books.
  • Her reputation came to rest largely on her magic realist titles.
  • Her books, including the widely praised The Nargun and the Stars (1973), were among the first Australian books for children to draw on Australian Aboriginal mythology.
  • Her 27 books have been published in 16 languages.For her "lasting contribution" as a children's writer she received the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1986.

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