Lunn, Janet (1928–)
Lunn, Janet (1928–)
Canadian children's writer. Born Janet Louise Swoboda, Dec 28, 1928, in Dallas, TX; became naturalized Canadian citizen, 1963; dau. of Herman (mechanical engineer) and Margaret (Alexander) Swoboda; attended Queen's University of Kingston, 1947–50; m. Richard Lunn (teacher, died 1987); children: 5.
Immigrated to Canada (1946) and worked as children's editor at Clarke Irwin Publishers (1972–75); works include Double Spell (1968), The Twelve Dancing Princesses (1979), The Root Cellar (1981), Shadow in Hawthorn Bay (1986), Amos's Sweater (1988), One Hundred Shining Candles (1990), The Hollow Tree (1997), Charlotte (1998), and Laura Secord (2001). Received Vicki Metcalf Award (1981), Canadian Council Award for Children's Literature (1986), and Governor General's Award (1998).
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