Margaret Mahy

A DigitalNZ Story by Fiona

"But there wasn't a real dragon," said the mother. "It was just a story I made up." "It turned out to be true after all," said the little boy. "You should have looked in the matchbox first." "That is how it is," said the lion. "some stories are true and some aren't..." A Lion in the Meadow, by Margaret Mahy 1936 - 2012. Thank you for sharing your glorious imagination with us Margaret. Learn more about Margaret's amazing contribution to children's literature at the Christchurch Libraries' Margaret Mahy site:

christchurch, canterbury, margaret mahy, author, librarian, award winning, carnegie medal, esther glen award, hans christian andersen award

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Maddigan's Quest

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