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Joan Aiken


(1924 - 2004)

Joan Aiken

Joan Delano Aiken MBE was an English novelist. She was born in Rye, East Sussex, into a family of writers, including her father, American poet Conrad Aiken, her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge and her brother John Aiken.


A Necklace of Raindrops, and other stories (1968)

These eight stories, most of which include a bit of magic, include tales of a wishing mat, an enormous cat, and a very strange house.

Author(s): Joan Aiken
Illustrator(s): Jan PieĊ„kowski

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