Lively, Penelope, 1933-....

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Birth 1933-03-17
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Penelope Lively was born March 17, 1933, in Cairo, Egypt. She has worked as a freelance writer, a research assistant at Oxford University, a book reviewer, and a radio host. She is considered to be one of Britain's most distinguised contemporary writers. She has been praised as a gifted writer whose works are demanding, yet engaging. In her work for children she strives not only to entertain, but also to stretch the imagination. She has received many awards and honors for her work. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 7, 60, 101 Children's Literature Review, Vol. 7.

From the description of Penelope Lively Papers 1971-1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 475473608

Penelope Lively was born March 17, 1933, in Cairo, Egypt. She has worked as a freelance writer, a research assistant at Oxford University, a book reviewer, and a radio host. She is considered to be one of Britain's most distinguised contemporary writers. She has been praised as a gifted writer whose works are demanding, yet engaging. In her work for children she strives not only to entertain, but also to stretch the imagination. She has received many awards and honors for her work. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 7, 60, 101 Children's Literature Review, Vol. 7

From the guide to the Penelope Lively Papers, 1971-1976, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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