BUFFIE, Margaret. Canadian, b. 1945. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Illustrator, Hudson's Bay Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1968-70; painting instructor, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1974-75; high school art teacher, River East School Division, Winnipeg, 1976-77; freelance illustrator and painter, 1977-84. Writer, 1984-. Publications: CHILDREN'S FICTION: Who Is Frances Rain?, 1987, in US as The Haunting of Frances Rain, 1989; The Guardian Circle, 1989, in US as The Warnings, 1991; My Mother's Ghost, 1992, in US as Someone Else's Ghost, 1994; The Dark Garden, 1995; Angels Turn Their Backs, 1998; The Watcher, 2000; The Seeker, 2002; The Finder, 2004.