Margaret George

Margaret George is best known as a New York Times bestselling author of eight biographical novels about pivotal historical characters. She is also the author of Lucille Lost, an illustrated children’s book about a lost tortoise in Madison, Wisconsin, that was the September 2006 choice of Wisconsin’s First Lady Jessica Doyle for intermediate grades 3−5 for the “Read On Wisconsin!” statewide book club. Margaret has compiled the scientific platypus facts as a resource at the end of The Quest of the Platypus.