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Margaret Mahy Dies Aged 76

New Zealand Herald is reporting:

Children's book author Margaret Mahy, one of New Zealand's most acclaimed literary figures, died today.

Mahy, 76, died in Christchurch this afternoon after a brief illness, according to reports from book blooger Graham Beattie and the Whitcoulls website.

"...One of New Zealand's greatest-ever writers - I put her up there with Katherine Mansfield," wrote book blogger Graham Beattie in an online tribute to her.

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