Vale Christobel Mattingley OAM a Children's Book Council of Australia (South Australian Branch) Luminary and Honorary Member.
The Branch was pleased to award our second Honorary Membership in February 2019 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to children's literature over an extended period of time.
Christobel passed away 1 June 2019 aged 87. The Branch extends its condolences to her family and friends. Her works will continue to delight, inform and resonate with generations ahead.
A tribute to her from the Adelaide Advertiser Saturday July 13 is attached here.