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Philippa Pearce

Born on 22nd January 1920, Cambridgeshire, England

Died on 21st December 2006, Durham, England

Philippa is best known of them is the time-slip novel Tom's Midnight Garden, which won the 1958 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, as the year's outstanding children's book by a British subject. Philippa was a commended runner-up for the Medal a further four times

Philippa's book in Leaf through a good book

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