Best remembered for her Punchbowl Farm and Romney Marsh book series, this twentieth-century British children’s novelist published such popular individual titles as Wish for a Pony, The Badgers of Punchbowl Farm, and No Going Back.
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|FULL NAME:||Monica Edwards|
|BIRTH DATE:||November 8, 1912|
|AGE:||106 years old|
Monica Edwards is a Children’s Author. In her early twenties, she married Bill Edwards, a man ten years her senior. The couple raised two children: Shelley and Sean. Born Monica le Doux Newton in Derbyshire, England, she grew up as the daughter of a minister and studied at Wakefield Girls’ High School and St. Brandon’s School. Early in her life, she was deeply affected by the sinking of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat off the coast of Great Britain; she lost seventeen friends, including a teenage love, in the disaster, and later published a book — Storm Ahead — about the accident.
DID YOU KNOW She frequently collaborated with artist Geoffrey Whittam; other illustrators of her books included Joan Wanklyn and Anne Bullen.
FACT She and Eleanor Farjeon were both popular English children’s authors of the early Twentieth Century.
Currently, Monica Edwards is 106 years old. She will celebrate her 107th birthday on a Friday, November 8th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Monica Edwards’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio’s life pursuit is to survive against all opposition and a secret desire is to triumph. People of this zodiac sign like truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are: resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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