William Mayne

English writer of children's fiction (1928-2010)

William Mayne (born 16 March, 1928 - 24 March, 2010) is a British writer of children's fiction.


  • I know a very good reason,' said Ainsley, 'but I don't know a very good excuse.
  • Ainsley walked round him, shivering and rubbing his nose. The nose felt that it was running, or felt that it didn't feel it was running when it was
    • "Sand" (1964)

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