Margaret Dunkle i(107 works by) (birth name: Margaret Elizabeth Teter) (a.k.a. Maggie Dunkle; Betty Teter)
Born: Established: 26 Oct 1922 Los Angeles, California,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
; Died: Ceased: 23 Nov 2012 Bali,
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Indonesia,
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Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,

Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Margaret Dunkle grew up in southern California. She studied Librarianship at the University of California, Berkeley in the United States and completed her degree in Melbourne, Victoria. She worked as a specialist children's librarian in Victoria, as a lecturer and author and as a consultant on and reviewer of children's literature. While in Australia, Margaret Dunkle became an Australian citizen. She was made an Honorary Life Member of the the Victorian branch of the Children's Book Council of Australia.

Margaret Dunkle later moved to Bali. Saritaksu Editions began to publish Clean Bali, her series of trilingual (Balinese, Indonesian and English) children's environmental picture books (illustrated by Margiyono), in 2008.

Source: Al Hickey, 'Maggie Dunkle: Librarian, Editor & Children's Book Author', Bali Advertiser, 2010 (Sighted online 25/02/2010)

Awards for Works

Secrets of the Rainforest , 1994 single work picture book children's Kenny, a logger's son, takes a trip through the forest with some 'greenie' children, and the things he sees and feels and hears change his life. (Libraries Australia record).
1995 Shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books