Author

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Ellen Raskin

American writer and illustrator

1928   -   1984

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison
occupation: writer, novelist, illustrator, children's writer
award received: Newbery Medal

Ellen Raskin (March 13, 1928 – August 8, 1984) was an American children's writer and illustrator. She won the 1979 Newbery Medal for The Westing Game, a mystery novel, and another children's mystery, Figgs & Phantoms, was a Newbery Honor Book in 1975. In 2012 The Westing Game was ranked number nine among all-time children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal, a monthly with a primarily-U.S. audience.
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works

5

A Wrinkle in Time

1962 science fantasy novel by Madeleine L'Engle

author: Madeleine L'Engle
illustrator: Ellen Raskin, Leo and Diane Dillon

1963

The Westing Game

1978 novel

author: Ellen Raskin

1978

Figgs & Phantoms

roman van Ellen Raskin

author: Ellen Raskin

1974

The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon

book by Ellen Raskin

author: Ellen Raskin

1971

The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues

book by Ellen Raskin

author: Ellen Raskin

1975

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