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Monica Hughes

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Monica Hughes

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Full Name: Monica Mary Ince Hughes
Born: November 3, 1925
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: March 7, 2003
Edmonton, Canada
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: British


Monica Hughes was a very popular writer for young people, and has won numerous prizes. Her books have been published in the United States, Poland, Spain, Japan, France, Scandinavia, England, and Germany. She has twice received the Canada Council Prize for Children's Literature, and was runner-up for the Guardian Award.

She is the author of Keeper of the Isis Light, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, which also received a Certificate of Honor from the International Board on Books for Young People; Hunter in the Dark, also an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Sandwriter, among many other titles.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works



 1. (1980)
 2. (1981)
 3. (1982)