Kathleen Hale 1898 – 2000


Kathleen Hale was a British Artist, Illustrator and Childrens Author and is best remembered for the series of books called Orlando the Marmalade Cat. She created the character with a purpose to entertain children at bedtime and these books became classics throughout the 1940s and 1950s. In 1976, Kathleen recieved an OBE for her efforts and for being the creator of Orlando.


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