The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

December 7, 2016

December 7, 1947

Anne Fine (December 7, 1947)according to her Who's Who writeup, received an OBE in 2003 for her work in children's literature. That was 12 years after her divorce.

Here are some of her covers.

Anne Fine received the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award,in 1990, and that same year a Carnegie Medal.  She was Children’s Author of the Year, (Publishing News), in 1990, and 1993.

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