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RIP Margaret K McElderry

Children's editor Margaret K McElderry has died, aged 98. Working as an editor for Atheneum Books she founded the Margaret K McElderry imprint in 1972, becoming the first juvenile-books editor with her own imprint (now part of Simon & Schuster's US Children's Division).

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