BRANFORD, Henrietta. British (born India), b. 1946. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Writer, 1987-. Worked for a charity linking children and pensioners, 1967-70; worked as a volunteer school governor, 1988-98. Publications: FOR CHILDREN. NOVELS: Clare's Summer, 1993; Dimanche Diller, 1994; Dimanche Diller in Danger, 1994; Dimanche Diller at Sea, 1996; The Fated Sky, 1996; Spacebaby, 1996; Fire, Bed and Bone, 1997; A Chance of Safety, 1998; White Wolf, 1998. SHORT STORIES: Royal Blunder, 1990; Royal Blunder and the Haunted House, 1994; Ruby Red: Tales from the Weedwater, 1998. PICTURE BOOKS: Birdo, 1995; Someone Somewhere, 1995. OTHER: Nightmare Neighbours (chapter book), 1995; (Reteller) The Theft of Thor's Hammer, 1996; Hansel and Gretel, 1998. Died 1999.