British Canadian children's writerwd:Q4412561
country of citizenship:
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Edinburgh
occupation: writer, science fiction writer, children's writer
award received: Officer of the Order of Canada
Monica Hughes, OC (November 3, 1925 – March 7, 2003) was an English-Canadian author of books for children and young adults, especially science fiction. She also wrote adventure and historical novels set in Canada, and the text for some children's picture books. She may be known best for the Isis trilogy of young-adult science fiction novels (1980–1982).
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