Hester Burton

Hester Burton

December 06, 1913 – September 17, 2000

Hester Burton (6 December 1913 – 17 September 2000) was an English writer, mainly of historical fiction for children and young adults. She received the Carnegie Medal for her 1963 novel Time of Trial, which like many of her books was illustrated by Victor Ambrus. Her principal publisher in the UK was the Oxford University Press, and in the US the now defunct Crowell-Collier.