SPRINGER, Margaret. British, b. 1941. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: McGill School of Library Science, librarian, 1964-66; St. Paul's United College, librarian, 1966-74 and 1977-80; freelance writer, 1982-. Faculty member for the Institute of Children's Literature, 1988-, Highlights for Children Writer's Workshop, 1988 and 1993, and Conestoga College Continuing Education Department, 1993-; Boyds Mills Press, consulting editor, 1990-; judge for fiction contests. Publications: A Royal Ball, 1992. Contributor of children's fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to periodicals. Contributor of articles on writing for children to Canadian Author, SCBWI Bulletin, and Children's Writer. Address: 91 Blythwood Rd., Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 4A1.