Martin Waddell

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Birthday
10, 1941
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Northern Irish-born children's author best known for his Little Bear books. He is also known for a 1973 novel entitled In a Blue Velvet Dress.

Before Fame

His first successful literary work, an adult thriller novel called Otley, was adapted into a film.

Trivia

He published several mystery and ghost stories under the pseudonym of Catherine Sefton.

Family Life

During his childhood years in Northern Ireland, he dreamed of becoming a professional soccer (football) player.

Associated With

He earned the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004.