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Patricia Wrightson
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Babbitt, Natalie. Review of A Little Fear by Patricia Wrightson. The New York Times Book Review (November 13, 1983): 440. Babbitt, a leading American writer of fantasies for children, says Wrightson's work "is special for the quality of the writing alone."

Gilderdale, Betty. "Patricia Wrightson."

In Twentieth Century Children's Writers, edited by D. L. Kirkpatrick.

New York: St. Martin's, 1978. Contains a brief autobiographical sketch and a critical essay on her work by Gilderdale.

Heins, Ethel. Review of The Nargun and the Stars by Patricia Wrightson. Horn Book 50 (August 1974): 382-383. A brief but favorable review of the novel written when Wrightson was still relatively unknown in America.

Saxby, H. M. A History of Australian Children's Literature. Vol. 2. Sydney: Wentworth Books, 1971. A brief assessment of Wrightson's early works.

Shaner, Mary. "Twentieth-Century Children's Fantasy." In Masterworks of Children's Literature: The Twentieth Century. Vol. 8. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. A brief assessment of...

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