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Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy was a renowned author of children's books. Amongst her many international awards is the Hans Christian Andersen Award (known as the Little Nobel Prize) for a "lasting contribution to children's literature". Being a very visual writer, Mahy both wrote for the screen (Maddigan's Quest, Strangers), and her books inspired a number of programmes. She passed away in July 2012.

When you work for television or film or anything like that, you work as a member of a team. When you write a book, on the whole you write as a solitary individual; sometimes very solitary. It’s a different process, and of course each process has got something to enjoy... 
 
 

Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 Margaret Mahy's Rambustifications

Margaret Mahy's Rambustifications

Presenter

2012

 StoryTree

StoryTree

Original Author

2012

 Kaitangata Twitch

Kaitangata Twitch

Original Author

2010

 Kaitangata Twitch - Episode One

Kaitangata Twitch - Episode One

Actor
Original Author
Associate Producer

2010

 A Tall Long Faced Tale

A Tall Long Faced Tale

Subject

2008

 Maddigan's Quest

Maddigan's Quest

Creator
Writer

2005

 Made in New Zealand - Margaret Mahy

Made in New Zealand - Margaret Mahy

Subject

2004

 The Magical World of Margaret Mahy

The Magical World of Margaret Mahy

Creator

1994

 Typhon's People

Typhon's People

Writer

1993

 The Great White Man-Eating Shark

The Great White Man-Eating Shark

Original Author

1991

 Strangers

Strangers

Writer
Creator

1989

 Strangers - Episode One

Strangers - Episode One

Writer

1989

 Playbus

Playbus

Original Author

1988

 Aliens in the Family

Aliens in the Family

Original Author

1987

 Inspiration - Margaret Mahy

Inspiration - Margaret Mahy

Subject

1987

 The Haunting of Barney Palmer

The Haunting of Barney Palmer

Writer
Original Author

1986

 Cuckoo Land

Cuckoo Land

Writer
Creator

1985

 Cuckoo Land - The House (Episode One)

Cuckoo Land - The House (Episode One)

Writer

1985

 Cuckoo Land - The Neighbour (Episode Two)

Cuckoo Land - The Neighbour (Episode Two)

Writer

1985

 Dramarama

Dramarama

Writer
Original Author

1987
1987

 Woolly Valley - Series One Compilation

Woolly Valley - Series One Compilation

Writer

1982

 Dance All around the World

Dance All around the World

Original Story

1971


The titles listed here may not reflect this person's full screenography. These are only the titles that are included in or referenced by this site.

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 Interview with Yvonne Mackay and Margaret Mahy

World-renowned children's author Margaret Mahy and director Yvonne Mackay talk to Clare O'Leary...

Awards

1993 Order of New Zealand
For Services to Literature