Natalie Babbitt (1932-2016)
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Natalie Babbitt, author of Tuck Everlasting, has died at the age of 84.
Nominated for the 1982 Hans Christian Anderson Award and earning the E. B. White Award in 2012, Natalie Babbitt was a beloved children's book author best known for Tuck Everlasting. The novel was published in 1975 and has since been loved by millions of children of all ages.
Babbitt died of lung cancer on October 31st and will be remembered and admired for her dedication to excellence in children's literature.