Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
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1932 – Natalie Babbitt was born 28th of July in Dayton, Ohio.
1954 – Received her B.A. from Smith College.
– Married Samuel Fisher Babbitt, who also collaborated with her on her first book, The 49th Magician.
1969 – The Search for Delicious–Best Book for Children Ages Nine to Twelve citation, New York Times.
1970 – Got an award from Kneeknock Rise–American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book citation Newbery
Honor Book citation (1971) and Horn Book Honor citation.
1971 – Goody Hall–Book World Children’s Spring Book Festival Honor Book citation.
1972 – Received the Children’s Book Council Showcase title and School Library Journal Honor List citation.
1974 – Recipient of the The Devil’s Storybook–ALA Notable Book citation, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year citation, Horn Book Honor List citation and National Book Award nomination.
1979 – Honored by Herbert Rowbarge–George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books award.
1981 – Awarded by Hans Christian Andersen Medal nomination, Best Books citation, New York Times (1982).
1993 – Received the Children’s Literature Festival Award, Keene State College, for the body of her work.
1998 – Citations for Ouch!–Blue Ribbon Book, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (1998), ALA Notable
Book citation (1999), and Audie Award (2001).