Obituary: Patricia Wrightson

Australian author Patricia Wrightson (b.1921) died on March 15. Wrightson was the recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1986 and often used native Australian mythology is her writing. Although Wrightson was best known as a children’s author, she also wrote non-juvenile works such as The Ice is Coming, Journey Behind the Wind, and The Dark Bright Water.