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Australian author-illustrator Jan Ormerod dies

Much-loved Australian children’s books author and illustrator Jan Ormerod has died in the UK. Ormerod died from a stroke on 23 January after battling cancer. Her daughter Laura announced the news via Jan’s blog. Hardie Grant Egmont and Little Hare said in a statement today that all staff ‘were deeply saddened...

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