English children's writer and illustratorwd:Q7143583
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educated at: Leeds Arts University
occupation: writer, television presenter, illustrator
Patricia Evelyn Hutchins (18 June 1942 – 8 November 2017) was an English illustrator, writer of children's books and broadcaster. She won the 1974 Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject. The work was The Wind Blew, a picture book in rhyme which she also wrote. It shows how "a crowd of people anxiously chase their belongings" in the wind.Hutchins was married to illustrator Laurence Hutchins, with two children. She has written books for early readers that he illustrated.
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