BLACK MARIA, the ballet →
Did you know that there was a ballet based on Black Maria? (That’s the UK title of the book; in the US, it was retitled Aunt Maria.) It was performed in 2007, and you can find out a little more from the link above. (The dedicated site, alas, has been taken down.)
A Public Celebration
On Sunday, April 22, there will be a public celebration of Diana’s life and work. It will be held in Bristol, where she lived for many years (and where members of her family still live). Family and friends, her agent, her publishers from the UK and USA, and fellow writers, will describe what Diana meant to them. There will be a display of photographs, extracts from an interview, and from...
It seems to me that humour is everybody’s way of keeping sane and standing...
The official DWJ Facebook page →
Diana’s agent, Laura Cecil, has created and will maintain the official DWJ Facebook page — make sure to Like it.
The DWJ Archive →
Almost all of Diana’s papers are at Seven Stories in the UK, which is a fantastic archive for many UK children’s/YA writers.
Listen to WITCH WEEK! →
Here is the brand new BBC radio play — now *I* need to listen!
One of my favorite DWJ lists.
This comes from Archer’s Goon: This book will prove the following ten facts: 1. A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there. 2. Pigs have wings, making them hard to catch. 3. All power corrupts, but we need electricity. 4. When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the result is a family fight. 5. Music does not always soothe the troubled beast. 6. An...
The Official DWJ Website
For years, the intrepid Meredith has single-handedly run Diana’s official site, which contains a few photo galleries, lots of essays and articles, and archives of fan-asked (and Diana-answered) questions. The official URL: http://www.leemac.freeserve.co.uk