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Mary Q. Steele

(Mary Quintard Govan Steele)


(1922 - 1992)

Mary Q. Steele

Mary Quintard Govan Steele was a noted American author and naturalist. She wrote over twenty books; most were children's books. In 1970, her Journey Outside won the Newbery Honor.

She sometimes wrote under the names Wilson Gage and J. N. Darby.

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The First of the Penguins (1970)

Jim and George discover a time travel portal and explore the past.

Author(s): Mary Q. Steele
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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