Jan Mark
  • Jan Mark

  • Date of birth: June 22, 1943
  • Died: January 16, 2006
  • Born: in Welwyn, Hertfordshire, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: British children's author and two time winner of the Carnegie Medal, Janet Marjorie Mark also taught art and English in Gravesend, Kent, was part of the faculty of Education at Oxford Polytechnic in the early 1980s and was a tutor and mentor to other writers before her death from meningitis-related septicaemia.

    Meet the author
    What is your favourite animal?
    The noble rat
    What is your favourite boy’s name?
    George
    What is your favourite girl’s name?
    Marjorie
    What is your favourite food?
    Pickled herring
    What is your favourite music?
    Klezmer
    What is your favourite hobby?
    Listening to music

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