Helen Oxenbury

writer

Born in 1938, in Suffolk, England, Helen Oxenbury attended Ipswich School of Art and Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Oxenbury is best known for her work as a writer and illustrator of children's books. She has also worked as a stage designer in Colchester, England, 1960 and a television designer in London.

Her many honors include the Kate Greenaway Award, British Library Association (BLA), 1969, for The Quangle-Wangle's Hat; the Baby Book Award, Sainsbury's, 1999, for Tickle, Tickle; the Kurt Maschler Award, 1999, and Kate Greenaway Award, BLA, 2000, both for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award, 2003, for Big Momma Makes the World.

Born in 1938, in Suffolk, England, Helen Oxenbury attended Ipswich School of Art and Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Oxenbury is best known for her work as a writer and illustrator of children's books. She has also worked as a stage designer in Colchester, England, 1960 and a television designer in London.

Her many honors include the Kate Greenaway Award, British Library Association (BLA), 1969, for The Quangle-Wangle's Hat; the Baby Book Award, Sainsbury's, 1999, for Tickle, Tickle; the Kurt Maschler Award, 1999, and Kate Greenaway Award, BLA, 2000, both for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award, 2003, for Big Momma Makes the World.

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