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Margaret Mahy


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Anthology
Artists Antarctic collection. Christchurch: 2002. Voyager link
Bubble Trouble and Other Poems and Stories. London: Puffin, 1993. Voyager link
New Zealand Herald February 8 (1992): 6-6.
School Library Journal 38.10; Oct (1992): 118-118.
Booklist 89.7; December 1 (1992): 664-664.
Don't Read This! and other tales of the unnatural. Asheville: Front Street, 1998. Voyager link
Look this way: New Zealand writers on New Zealand artists. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2007. Voyager link
Mahy Magic: a collection of the most magical stories from the Margaret Mahy storybooks. London: Dent, 1986. Voyager link
School Library Review 7.4; January 26 (1987): 16-16.
Southern convergence : Antarctic art. Wellington: Pemmican Press, 2001. Voyager link
The Cats Whiskers: New Zealand Writers on Cats. Auckland: Vintage, 2005. Voyager link
The Horrible Story and Others: a collection of stories from the Margaret Mahy storybooks. London: Dent, 1987. Voyager link
School Library Review 8.3; (1988): 18-18.
The Third Margaret Mahy Story Book: stories and poems. London: Dent, 1975. Voyager link
New Zealand Book World 21; Feb (1976): 33-33.
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Children’s Fiction
17 Kings and 42 Elephants. London, Picture Lions 1989.
School Library Review 8.3; (1988): 14-14.
Publishers Weekly 232; August 14 (1987): 102-102.
The Horn Book Magazine 63; Sept/Oct (1987): 600-601.
New York Times Book Review November 8 (1987): 40-40.
School Library Journal 34.3; Nov (1987): 94-95.
School Library Journal 34.4; Dec (1987): 38-38.
A Busy Day for a Good Grandmother.. New York, McElderry Books 1993.
Publishers Weekly 240.28; July 12 (1993): 79-79.
School Library Journal 39.9; Sept (1993): 215-215.
Booklist 90.4; October 15 (1993): 453-453.
A Lion in the Meadow. Woodstock, Overlook Press 1992.
Broadsheet 134; Nov (1985): 30-30.
More Aug (1988): 91-91.
A Summery Saturday Morning. London, Hamish Hamilton 1998.
New Zealand Herald February 6 (1999): 5-5.
Booklist 94.19-20; June 1 (1998): 1781-1781.
Publishers Weekly 245.22; June 1 (1998): 48B-50B.
School Library Journal 44.7; July (1998): 79-80.
Beaten by a Balloon. London, Puffin 1999.
School Library Journal 44.3; Mar (1998): 184-184.
New Zealand Books 8.2; June (1998): 26-26.
Boom, Baby, Boom, Boom!. London, Puffin 1998.
Booklist 93.13; March 1 (1997): 1173-1173.
Publishers Weekly 224.7; February 17 (1997): 218-218.
School Library Journal 43.5; May (1997): 106-106.
The New York Times Book Review 7; July 6 (1997): 16-16.
Dashing Dog. Pymble NSW, HarperCollins 2002.
Down in the Dump With Dinsmore. London, Puffin 2000.
Magpies: talking about books for children 14.1; Mar (1999): 29-29.
Down the Dragons Tongue. Pymble NSW, HarperCollins 2001.
Publishers Weekly 247.29; July 17 (2000): 192-192.
Booklist 96.21; July (2000): 2041-2041.
Magpies: talking about books for children 16.2; May (2001): 26-28.
Jam : a true story. Auckland, Puffin 1996.
Publishers Weekly 229; January 3 (1986): 53-54.
New York Times Book Review 91; January 26 (1986): 32-32.
School Library Journal 32; Mar (1986): 150-150.
The Horn Book Magazine 62; May/June (1986): 321-321.
Keeping House. London, Puffin 1992.
Publishers Weekly 238.45; October 11 (1991): 62-62.
School Library Journal 37.6; June (1991): 86-86.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4606; July 12 (1991): 21-21.
InfoChoice 11; Aug (1991): 1-5.
Otago Daily Times April 24 (1993): 22-22.
Leaf Magic. London, Dent 1976.
The Horn Book Magazine 62; Mar/April (1986): 201-202.
New Zealand Book World 31; Dec (1976): 32-33.
Making Friends. London, Puffin 1991.
Publishers Weekly 237.11; March 16 (1990): 69-69.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4539; March 30 (1990): 356-356.
Dominion May 5 (1990): 7-7.
Horn Book Magazine 66.3; May/June (1990): 327-327.
New Zealand Herald June 9 (1990): 7-7.
Listener 127.2628; July 23 (1990): 106-106.
InfoChoice 6; Sept (1990): 4-4.
Simply Delicious!. ringwood, Puffin 2000.
The Horn Book Magazine 96.1; September 1 (1999): 141-141.
School Library Journal 45.9; Sept (1999): 195-195.
Booklist 96.1; September 1 (1999): 141-141.
The Boy Who Was Followed Home. London, Puffin 1992.
New Zealand Book World 31; Mar (1976): 32-33.
Publishers Weekly 89.1; February 25 (1983): 223-223.
The Boy With Two Shadows. London, Collins Picture Lions 1989.
School Library Review 8.2; (1988): 9-16.
Times Educational Supplement 3735; January 29 (1988): 26-26.
School Library Journal 35.2; Oct (1988): 125-127.
School Library Journal 125.2; Oct (1988).
New York Times Book Review January 22 (1989): 29-29.
The Christmas Tree Tangle. London, Puffin 1996.
Booklist 90.22; Aug (1994): 2051-2051.
241.38; September 19 1994: 31-31.
School Library Journal 40.10; Oct (1994): 41-42.
The Dragons Birthday. Auckland, Shortland Publications 1984.
Listener 108.2337; November 24 (1984): 47-47.
The Great Millionaire Kidnap. London, Dent 1975.
New Zealand Book World 31; Mar (1976): 32-33.
The Great White Man-Eating Shark: a cautionary tale. London, Puffin 1995.
Publishers Weekly 236.25; December 22 (1989): 56-56.
Evening Post December 30 (1989): 22-22.
Dominion December 30 (1989): 13-13.
School Library Journal 36.1; Jan (1990): 86-86.
Otago Daily Times January 20 (1990): 19-19.
Times Educational Supplement 3842; February 16 (1990): 60-1.
InfoChoice 3; Feb (1990): 3-4.
Listener 126.2606; February 19 (1990): 119-120.
Wilson Library Bulletin 64.7; Mar (1990): 102-102.
The Horn Book Magazine 66.2; Mar/April (1990): 193-193.
Dominion Sunday Times March 18 (1990): 15-15.
New York Times Book Review May 27 (1990): 8-8.
School Library Journal 36.12; Dec (1990): 23-24.
The Horrendous Hullabaloo. London, Puffin 1994.
Publishers Weekly 239.26; June 8 (1992): 61-61.
Otago Daily Times October 31 (1992): 22-22.
Booklist 88.21; July (1992): 1943-1944.
New Zealand Herald August 1 (1992): 6-6.
School Library Journal 38.8; Aug (1992): 144-144.
Horn Book Magazine 68.6; Nov/Dec (1992): 717-717.
The Pumpkin Man and the Crafty Creeper. London, Puffin 1992.
Evening Post February 22 (1991): 7-7.
Dominion March 2 (1991): 7-7.
New Zealand Herald March 9 (1991): 6-6.
Dominion Sunday Times March 17 (1991): 22-22.
InfoChoice 8; Mar (1991): 3-4.
Listener 129.2660; March 18 (1991): 60-60.
School Library Journal 37.4; April (1991): 98-99.
Publishers Weekly 238.21; May 10 (1991): 282-283.
Wilson Library Bulletin 66.3; Nov (1991): 91-92.
Language Arts 69.5; Sept (1992): 377-377.
The Queens Goat. London, Hamish Hamilton 1991.
Publishers Weekly 238.45; October 11 (1991): 62-62.
School Library Journal 37.11; Nov (1991): 101-101.
The Rattlebang Picnic. London, Hamish Hamilton 1995.
Booklist 90.19/20; June 1 (1994): 1810-1810.
Publishers Weekly 241.27; July 4 (1994): 62-62.
The Horn Book Magazine 70.5; Sept/Oct (1994): 579-579.
School Library Journal 40.10; Oct (1994): 93-93.
The Seven Chinese Brothers. Auckland, Ashton Scholastic 1992.
Publishers Weekly 237.8; February 23 (1990): 217-217.
School Library Journal 36.3; Mar (1990): 210-210.
Horn Book Magazine 66.4; Jul/Aug (1990): 465-466.
New York Times Book Review October 21 (1990): 41-41.
Listener 128.2643; November 12 (1990): 112-112.
Newsweek 116.23; December 3 (1990): 65-65.
The Reading Teacher 44.6; Feb (1991): 411-411.
InfoChoice 8; Mar (1991): 5-5.
New Zealand Herald March 9 (1991): 6-6.
The Spider in the Shower. Auckland, Shortland Educational 1984.
Listener 108.2337; November 28 (1984): 47-47.
The Three-Legged Cat. London, Puffin 1994.
Booklist 89.17; May 1 (1993): 1605-1605.
Publishers Weekly 240.20; May 17 (1993): 79-79.
The Horn Book Magazine 69.4; Jul/Aug (1993): 446-447.
School Library Journal 39.10; Oct (1993): 104-104.
Times Educational Supplement 4045; January 7 (1994): 33-33.
School Library Journal 41.10; Oct (1995): 80-80.
The Wind Between the Stars. London, Dent 1976.
New Zealand Book World 25; June (1976): 23-24.
The Witch in the Cherry Tree. Auckland, Puffin 1995.
Listener 111.2377; September 7 (1985): 62-62.
Tingleberries, Tuckertubs and Telephones: a tale of love and icecream. London, Puffin 1997.
Publishers Weekly 242.51; December 18 (1995): 55-55.
Booklist 92.9-10; January 1 (1996): 835-835.
School Library Journal 42.2; Feb (1996): 102-102.
The Horn Book Magazine 73.3; May/June (1996): 336-337.
Quote Unquote 36; June (1996): 33-33.
Ultra-Violet Catastrophe! : the unexpected walk with Great-Uncle Magnus Pringle. London, Dent 1975.
New Zealand Book World 21; Feb (1976): 33-33.
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Essay
"A dissolving ghost : possible operations of truth in childrens books and the lives of children." Sport 7; July (1991): 5-24.
A fantastic tale. In: Opening the Book: new essays on New Zealand writing. Auckland, Auckland University Press 1995.
"Crossover fantasy." Inside story: yearbook (2004): 41-45.
"Dissolving millennium." Sunday Star Times January 2 (2000).
"Fantasy : flights of the mind." Inside story: yearbook (2002): 59-64.
Introduction. In: Kiwi Kids Collection. Auckland, Random House 2001.
"Just wild about Harry." Listener July 15 (2000): 42-43.
"Taking humour seriously." Reading Forum NZ 2; (1996): 4-13.
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Memoir
Cherries on a Plate: New Zealand Writers Talk About their Sisters. Auckland, Random House 1996. Voyager link
Sunday Star Times September 15 (1996): E: 4-E: 4.
Evening Post September 27 (1996): 7-7.
Listener October 12 (1996): 46-46.
Press October 12 (1996): Sup. 12-Sup. 12.
Dominion November 2 (1996): 20-20.
Quote Unquote 4; Nov (1996): 28-29.
Metro 185; Nov (1996): 111-113.
New Zealand Books 6.5; Dec (1996): 12-13.
North and South 130; Jan (1997): 114-120.
New Zealand Herald September 7 (1996): G: 7-G: 7.
Landfall 193; Autumn (1997): 124-126.
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Non Fiction
A Dissolving Ghost: essays and more. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2000. Voyager link
Evening Post March 24 (2000): 5-5.
New Zealand Education Review 4.47; April 7 (2000): 12-12.
Listener April 8 (2000): 43-43.
Dominion April 15 (2000): 22-22.
Otago Daily Times May 31 (2000): 26-26.
North and South 171; June (2000): 106-107.
New Zealand Books 10.3; Aug (2000): 1-1.
"Beginnings." Landfall 193; Autumn (1997): 43-52. Voyager link
"How to write (3)." Listener 197.3374; January 8 (2005): 47-47. Voyager link
My Mysterious World. Katonah: Owen, 1995. Voyager link
The Horn Book Magazine 71.4; Jul/Aug (1995): 476-477.
Booklist 91.22; Aug (1995): 1943-1943.
School Library Journal 41.9; Sept (1995): 194-195.
"Part of the democratic pantomime." New Zealand Books 3.4; Mar (1994): 10-12. Voyager link
"The world of Jack Lasenby." Listener 198.3388; April 16 (2004): 36-40. Voyager link
"Touchstones." Landfall 120; Dec (1976): 291-301. Voyager link
"Turning heads." Listener 121.2525; July 23 (1988): 53-54. Voyager link
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Novel
24 Hours. New York: McElderry Books, 2000. Voyager link
Sunday Star Times October 29 (2000): 2-2.
The Horn Book Magazine 76.5; Sept (2000): 575-575.
School Library Journal 46.9; Sept (2000): 234-234.
Magpies: talking about books for children 16.1; Mar (2001): 39-39.
A Birthday Burglar, and A Very Wicked Headmistress. London: Puffin, 1995. Voyager link
School Library Journal 35.4; Dec (1988): 109-109.
A Fortunate Name. London: Yearling, 1994. Voyager link
School Library Journal 39.11; Nov (1993): 109-110.
Horn Book Magazine 70.1; Jan/Feb (1994): 94-95.
Booklist 90.12; February 15 (1994): 1082-1082.
Booklist 92.21; July (1996): 1838-1838.
A Fortune Branches Out. London: Yearling, 1995. Voyager link
School Library Journal 40.3; Mar (1994): 223-223.
Booklist 90.15; April 1 (1994): 1448-1449.
Wilson Library Bulletin 69.3; Nov (1994): 121-121.
A Tall Story and Other Tales. London: Dent, 1991. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 239.3; January 13 (1992): 58-58.
Booklist 88.11; February 1 (1992).
School Library Journal 38.3; Mar (1992): 238-239.
Alchemy. New York: McElderry Books, 2003. Voyager link
Aliens in the Family. Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand, 1993. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 230; July 25 (1986): 190-191.
School Library Journal 33; Nov (1986): 105-105.
The Horn Book Magazine 62; Nov/Dec (1986): 747-747.
Childhood Education 63; Feb (1987): 210-211.
Chocolate Porridge and Other Stories. London: Puffin, 1989. Voyager link
New Zealand Herald November 25 (1989): 6-6.
Clancys Cabin. Auckland: Puffin, 1987. Voyager link
Parents Centre Bulletin 112; Summer (1987): 26-28.
Publishers Weekly 242.46; November 13 (1995).
Publishers Weekly 62.1; November 13 (1995).
School Library Journal 42.1; Jan (1996).
School Library Journal 108.1; Jan (1996).
Dangerous Spaces. New York: Puffin, 1993. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 238.6; February 1 (1991): 80-80.
School Library Journal 37.4; April (1991): 121-121.
New Zealand Herald May 25 (1991): 6-6.
Horn Book Magazine 67.3; May/June (1991): 330-332.
Times Educational Supplement 3911; June 14 (1991): 26-26.
The New York Times Book Review June 23 (1991): 23-23.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4606; July 12 (1991): 20-20.
New and Notable 8.3; July (1991): 5-7.
InfoChoice 11; Aug (1991): 1-5.
Listener 130.2684; September 2 (1991): 56-56.
Memory. London: Collins Flamingo, 2002. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 233.10; March 11 (1988): 106-106.
School Library Journal 34.7; Mar (1988): 214-215.
Listener 120.2513; April 23 (1988): 74-76.
New York Times Book Review May 8 (1988): 24-24.
The Horn Book Magazine 64.3; May/June (1988): 360-361.
English Journal 78.1; Jan (1989): 83-83.
Broadsheet 173; Nov (1989): 35-36.
Journal of Reading 33.2; Nov (1989): 152-155.
The Press December 16 (1989): 27-27.
English Journal 79.1; Jan (1990): 87-88.
Publishers Weekly 246.36; September 6 (1999): 106-106.
Raging Robots and Unruly Uncles. Woodstock: Overlook Press, 1993. Voyager link
Tangled Fortunes. London: Yearling, 1995. Voyager link
Booklist 91.3; October 1 (1994): 328-328.
School Library Journal 40.11; Nov (1994): 106-106.
Wilson Library Bulletin 69.3; Nov (1994): 121-121.
The Blood-and-Thunder Adventure on Hurricane Peak. London: Barn Owl, 2002. Voyager link
New Zealand Herald May 25 (1991): 6-6.
TLS (Times Literary Supplement) 4488; April 7 (1989): 378-378.
Listener 124.2578; August 5 (1989): 64-65.
Publishers Weekly 236.10; September 8 (1989): 70-70.
School Library Journal 35.14; Oct (1989): 120-120.
Horn Book Magazine 65.6; Nov/Dec (1989): 772-773.
Dominion January 20 (1990): 9-9.
Dominion Sunday Times February 18 (1990): 17-17.
Wilson Library Bulletin 64.7; Mar (1990): S4.
InfoChoice 7; Nov (1990): 2-2.
The Catalogue of the Universe. London: Collins Flamingo, 2002. Voyager link
New Statesman 110; November 8 (1985): 27-28.
School Library Journal 32; April (1986): 98-99.
Publishers Weekly 229; April 25 (1986): 84-84.
Listener 113.2413; May 17 (1986): 61-61.
The Horn Book Magazine 62; May/June (1986): 321-321.
New York Times Book Review July 13 (1986): 22-22.
Times Educational Supplement 3742; March 18 (1988): 61-61.
The Changeover. London: Puffin, 1995. Voyager link
School Library Journal 31; Sept (1984): 132-132.
Publishers Weekly 226; July 6 (1984): 65-65.
The Horn Book Magazine 60; Nov/Dec (1984): 764-764.
Publishers Weekly 228; September 6 (1985): 66-66.
English Journal 76; April (1987): 84-84.
The Chewing-Gum Rescue and Other Stories. New York: Beech Tree, 1994. Voyager link
Listener 101.2216; July 17 (1982): 102-102.
Publishers Weekly 238.54; December 13 (1991).
School Library Journal 38.2; Feb (1992).
The Door in the Air and Other Stories. New York: Delacorte Press, 1991. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 238.10; February 22 (1991): 218-219.
Horn Book Magazine 67.2; Mar/April (1991): 201-201.
InfoChoice 2; July (1989): 2-3.
The Press February 9 (1991): 26-26.
School Library Journal 37.4; April (1991): 121-121.
New York Times Book Review June 23 (1991): 23-23.
Occupation: journal of the Otago Polytechnic Department of Occupational Therapy 2.1; April (1994): 46-47.
The Girl With The Green Ear: stories about magic in nature. New York: Knopf, 1992. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 239.6; January 27 (1992): 97-97.
Booklist 88.13; March 1 (1992): 1280-1280.
School Library Journal 38.7; July (1992): 61-61.
The Good Fortunes Gang. London: Yearling, 1994. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 240.23; June 7 (1993): 71-71.
School Library Journal 39.6; June (1993): 108-108.
The Horn Book Magazine 69.4; Jul/Aug (1993): 458-459.
Times Educational Supplement 4023; August 6 (1993): 20-20.
Booklist 90.1; September 1 (1993): 61-61.
New Zealand Herald October 16 (1993): 6-6.
The Great Piratical Rumbustification and, The Librarian and the Robbers. Boston: Godine, 2000. Voyager link
School Library Journal 163.1; Mar (1987): 33-33.
The Greatest Show Off Earth. London: Puffin, 1996. Voyager link
Times Educational Supplement 4069; June 24 (1994): A13-A13.
241.37; September 12 1994: 92-92.
School Library Journal 40.11; Nov (1994): 105-105.
The Horn Book Magazine 70.6; Nov/Dec (1994): 734-734.
School Library Journal 42.1; Jan (1996): 65-65.
The Haunting. London: Puffin, 2000. Voyager link
School Library Journal 28; Aug (1982): 119-119.
School Library Journal 31; Nov (1984): 26-26.
Listener 109.2349; February 23 (1985): 30-30.
The Horribly Haunted School. Auckland: Viking, 1998. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 245.24; June 15 (1998): 60-60.
Plays 58.1; Oct (1998): 64-64.
The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate. Harmondsworth: Puffin, 1995. Voyager link
Broadsheet 48; April (1977): 31-31.
The Economist 90.1; November 30 (1985).
School Library Journal 124.2; Sept (1986).
New York Times Book Review November 23 (1986): 32-32.
The Other Side of Silence. London: Puffin, 1997. Voyager link
Booklist 92.3; October 1 (1995): 308-308.
School Library Journal 41.10; Oct (1995): 158-158.
Publishers Weekly 242.11; October 9 (1995): 87-87.
Times Educational Supplement 4147; December 22 (1995): 19-19.
The Horn Book Magazine 72.2; Mar/April (1996): 210-211.
New and Notable 13.2; May (1996): 1-7.
The Press May 18 (1996): 13-13.
Quote Unquote 36; June (1996): 33-33.
Otago Daily Times May 18 (1996): 22-22.
New Zealand Books 8.1; Mar (1998): 20-21.
The Pirate Uncle. Woodstock: Overlook Press, 1994. Voyager link
School Library Journal 38.8; Aug (1992).
School Library Journal 124.1; Aug (1992).
Booklist 91.16; April 15 (1995).
Booklist 1500.1; April 15 (1995).
School Library Journal 41.5; May (1995).
School Library Journal 108.2; May (1995).
The Pirates Mixed Up Voyage: dark doings in the thousand islands. London: Puffin, 1993. Voyager link
Booklist 89.10; January 15 (1993).
Publishers Weekly 240.7; February 15 (1993): 239-239.
School Library Journal 39.4; Mar (1993): 124-124.
The Horn Book Magazine 69.3; May/June (1993): 334-334.
The Riddle of the Frozen Phantom. London: Collins, 2001. Voyager link
The Tricksters. New York: Aladdin, 1999. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 231; January 23 (1987): 73-73.
School Library Journal 33; Mar (1987): 172-172.
New York Times Book Review 92; May 17 (1987): 31-31.
The Horn Book Magazine 63; Jul/Aug (1987): 471-471.
Listener 118.2481; September 5 (1987): 66-66.
School Library Journal 34.4; Dec (1987): 38-38.
English Journal 78.7; Nov (1989): 83-83.
Tick Tock Tales: stories to read around the clock. New York: McElderry Books, 1994. Voyager link
Times Educational Supplement 4037; November 12 (1993): R2-R2.
Publishers Weekly 240.50; December 13 (1993): 1-70.
School Library Journal 40.4; April (1994): 110-110.
Underrunners. London: Puffin, 1994. Voyager link
Publishers Weekly 239.1; January 1 (1992): 56-56.
Booklist 88.11; February 1 (1992): 1028-1028.
School Library Journal 38.2; Feb (1992): 108-108.
Horn Book Magazine 68.2; Mar/April (1992): 204-205.
Times Educational Supplement 3959; May 15 (1992): S10-S10.
Evening Post July 24 (1992): 5-5.
New Zealand Herald September 5 (1992): 6-6.
Journal of Reading 36.1; Sept (1992): 68-72.
Otago Daily Times November 21 (1992): 22-22.
Wilson Library Bulletin 67.8; April (1993): 100-100.
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Poetry
The Tin Can Band and Other Poems. London, Puffin 1990.
Listener 124.2576; July 22 (1989): 79-79.
Dominion Sunday Times March 17 (1991): 22-22.
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Profile
"Margaret Mahy." Reading Forum NZ 3; (1990): 30-31.
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Short Story
"The illustrated travellers tale." Vital Writing 3; (1991): 2-13.
"The long-shanked teddy." Landfall 44.2; June (1990): 170-174.
 

Works about:

Anthology
Aotearoa Neuseeland. Edition Klaus Isele, Eggingen, 1994.
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Article
Hurley, Jane. "Mahy magic." Listener 122.2532; September 10 (1988): 6-6.
Dunlop, Celia. "Books." Listener 129.2664; April 15 (1991): 58-59.
"Four corners update on the top stories of 1990." North and South Jan (1991): 7-35.
Wakefield, Philip. "Partners draw finny business." Onfilm 9.1; Feb (1992): 7-7.
Goulter, John. "The ghost of Christmases past." Evening Post December 23 (1992): 19-19.
Martyn, Tamara. "Moving tales." Pacific Way 79; Dec (1994): 38-42.
Chamberlain, Jenny. "10 of the best." North and South 121; April (1996): 65-82.
Dunbar, Anna. "Alice through the Mahy glass." The Press September 14 (1996): 6-6.
Gilderdale, Betty. "Catch a young mind by making it laugh." New Zealand Herald June 13 (1998): H: 8-H: 8.
"Favourite teachers." New Zealand Education Review 3.11; July 15 (1998): 12-13.
"Arnie for president." The Press December 22 (1999): 7-7.
Moore, Christopher. "Word power." The Press May 20 (2000): 17-17.
Sharp, Iain. "Golden year for a verbal alchemist." Sunday Star Times November 24 (2002): 6-6.
"Writers at work." Sunday Star Times Supplement; August 24 (2003): 20-23.
Knight, Kim. "Writers at work." Sunday Star Times August 24 (2003): Supplement, p. 20-22.
"Art icons of New Zealand announced." Otago Daily Times July 14 (2005): 25-27.
Gray, Kristi. "Mahys magic." Press May 14 (2005): 6-6.
Knight, Kim. "The lion, the witch and the tattoo." Sunday Star Times July 17 (2005): 3-3.
"Mahys magic." Dominion Post April 8 (2006): 5-5.
Duder, Tessa. "Margaret Mahy wins the worlds top prize....." Library Life 301; April (2006): 12-13.
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Biography
Gilderdale, Betty. Introducing Margaret Mahy. Viking Kestrel, Auckland, 1987.
Cross, Robert. Moments of invention: portraits of 21 New Zealand writers. Heinemann Reed, Auckland, 1988.
Duder, Tessa. Margaret Mahy : a writers life. HarperCollins, Auckland, 2005.
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Criticism
Marquis, Claudia. "Feminism, fiend and the fairy tale : reading Margaret Mahys The Haunting." Landfall 2.41; June (1987): 186-205.
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Essay
Duder, Tessa. "Learning the trick of standing upright." Reading Forum NZ 3; (1990): 3-12.
Marquis, Claudia. "Principled pleasures : exploring fantasy in childrens literature." Antic 7; June (1990): 20-36.
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Interview
Brophy, Cynthia. "Nonsense, physics same to Margaret Mahy." Panache 1.1; Nov (1987): 30-32.
Neill, M. In the Same Room: Conversations with New Zealand Writers. Auckland University Press, Asheville, 1992.
O'Hare, Noel. "A question of breeding." Listener 145.2838; September 3 (1994): 35-37.
Sarti, Antonella. Spiritcarvers: interviews with eighteen writers from New Zealand. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1998.
Bain, Helen. "Remarkable everyday life." Dominion November 4 (2000): 27-27.
Sharp, Iain. "Tattooed lady." Sunday Star Times October 29 (2000): 2-2.
Greeks, Polly. "Tattoos & phantoms." Press December 15 (2001): 17-17.
Greeks, Polly. "Tattoos and skiddoos." Evening Post December 8 (2001): 25-25.
Thomson, Margie. "A lion in our literary meadow." New Zealand Herald April 6 (2002): 3-3.
Agnew, Trevor. "Maddigans Fantasia." Magpies: talking about books for children 20.3; July (2005): 4-7.
Blundell, Sally. "Bewitched." Listener 202.3426; January 7 (2006): 24-27.
De Goldi, Kate. Tricksters, conjurors, skydancers: Joy Cowley, Jack Lasenby, Margaret Mahy, in conversation with Kate De Goldi [videorecording]. International Institute of Modern Letters, Wellington, 2007.
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Non Fiction
Ooomen, Monique. "Watching the words." Onfilm 3.5; Aug (1986): 32-32.
Jones, Lloyd. Notes of a bag lady/Margaret Mahy. Four Winds Press, Wellington, 2003.
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Profile
Stirling, Pamela. "Things that go bump on the page." Listener 118.2489; October 31 (1987): 24-25.
Jackson, Ruth. "These are a few of my favourite things." New Zealand Womans Weekly August 1 (1988): 52-55.
"Our living treasures: Margaret Mahy." North and South Jan (1990): 96-97.
Dunlop, Celia. "The stranger ghost." Listener 128.2651; January 14 (1991): 16-17.
"Margaret Mahy." New Zealand Official Yearbook (1993): 243-243.
Chamberlain, Jenny. "Margaret Mahy : word witchery." North and South Nov (1993): 74-83.
Brett, Cate. "Horrakapotchkin!." North and South 115; Oct (1995): 16-18.
Rewi, Adrienne. "Dream weaver : marvellous Mahy." Avenues 26; May (2006): 16-21.
McKenzie, John. "Horrakapotchkin! : celebrating Margaret Mahy." Talespinner 21; May (2006): 57-58.
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