One of the most interesting authors I have ever studied passed away. She lived a long and most interesting life. It was a literature teacher who opened the door for me to learn more about this person and help to understand her unique perspective on the world at large. She was very talented and also did her own illustrations.
If you have never experienced her work I would encourage you to spend some time reading these books with your family. I use many of her books when I go to the school and read to the children.
I am often asked which of her books is my favorite and the answer is always the same. “It simply depends on the day. All of them have great value and somehow capture my imagination.