The Tricksters Resources & Further Study

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Burns, Mary M. Review. Horn Book 63 (July/August 1987): 471-472. In a starred review, Burns highly praises Mahy's "skillful handling of a complex plot" and the extraordinary quality of characterization and style.

Edmond, Murray. "Interview with Margaret Mahy." Landfall 41 (June 1987): 164-185. In a lengthy interview, Mahy shares insights into her life and work.

Heins, Paul. "Margaret Mahy." In Twentieth-Century Children's Writers.

Edited by Tracy Chevalier. 3d ed.

Chicago: St. James, 1989: 626-629.

This article offers a brief but insightful survey of Mahy's major works.

Lehman, Rebecca L. "Margaret Mahy: Mixing Family with the Unfamiliar."

ALAN Review 17 (Winter 1990): 33.

Lehman discusses the key motif of family in Mahy's work.

Mahy, Margaret. "A Dissolving Ghost: Possible Operations of Truth in Children's Books and the Lives of Children." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries 2 (Summer 1989): 313-329.

Mahy, in a May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture, discusses her life and her career.

"Margaret (May) Mahy." In...

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The Tricksters from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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