Margaret Mahy

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at
Tue Jun 15 01:40:29 EDT 2004

On 15/6/04 3:37 PM, "Sally Odgers" <sodgers at> wrote:

> Well, I once told her daughter her mum was #1 on my list of authors to
> strangle on my way to the top... It was a joke, of course.
> I admire her very much, but I consider her four authors rather than one. She
> writes whimsical picture books, wild, wacky middle readers, intelligent
> senior children's books and sublime YA fantasy. It's the fourth attribute I
> value most. The Changeover is one of my all time favourite books.
> Sallyo.

Thanks Sally! I love your quote, and your observation that she's "four
authors". I'll check back with you if I decide to use any of that; I presume
it's OK?


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