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Polly Horvath, author portrait

Polly Horvath

POLLY HORVATH is the author of many books for young people, including The Night GardenEverything on a WaffleThe Pepins and Their ProblemsThe Canning Season and The Trolls. Her numerous awards include the Newbery Honor, the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor and the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature. She has also been shortlisted for The Deutscher Jugenliteraturpreis, Germany's most prestigious literature award. Horvath grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She lives in Metchosin, British Columbia.