Jill Murphy

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Birthday
5, 1949
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
England

About

English children's author best known for the popular "Worst Witch" series. Another popular picture book of hers is the "Large Family" series about a family of elephants.

Before Fame

She began writing while she was in school, and her first novel was published when she was twenty-four.

Trivia

Her children's book The Last Noo Noo won the Smarties Prize, the Sheffield Children's Book Award, and the Gateshead Gold Award.

Family Life

She had one son, named Charlie.

Associated With

Her book The Worst Witch was made into to a TV movie, starring Fairuza Balk.