Historical novelist and children’s author Rosemary Sutcliff had imagination, morality, humour, justice

Children’s author Joan Aiken writes that to be a children’s writer, you need imagination, iconoclasm, a deep instinctive morality, a large vocabulary, a sense of humor and a powerful sense of pity and justice. Rosemary Sutcliff has all that and more.

source: The English Journal, Vol. 74, No. 7 (Nov., 1985), pp. 83-84

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