Jan Mark

British writer best known for children's books

1943   -   2006

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
occupation: writer, novelist
award received: Carnegie Medal

Jan Mark (22 June 1943 – 16 January 2006) was a British writer best known for children's books. In all she wrote over fifty novels and plays and many anthologised short stories. She won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject, both for Thunder and Lightnings (1976) and for Handles (1983). She was also a "Highly Commended" runner up for Nothing To Be Afraid Of (1980). She has won the Carnegie Medal twice, and no one has won three Carnegies.
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works

4

Thunder and Lightnings

1976 novel by Jan Mark

author: Jan Mark

1976

Hairs in the Palm of the Hand

book by Jan Mark

author: Jan Mark

1981

Turbulence

children's novel by Jan Mark

author: Jan Mark

2005

Handles

novel by Jan Mark

author: Jan Mark

1983

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