The Catalogue of the Universe
a brilliant romance - Kirkus ReviewsMahy's writing has a clarity and lyricism that looks effortless - The Guardian on THE TRICKSTERSmoments of lyrical intensity when the everyday is transformed - Publishers Weeklythe thing I loved the most about The Catalogue of the Universe: its cleverness. The dialogue, the conceit and the characters themselves are extremely smart. - The Book SmugglersThrilling, funny and mysterious - Booklist
Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.