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Name: Eloise Jarvis McGraw  
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Date of Birth: 9th December 1915
Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA
Profession: Writer
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Eloise Jarvis McGraw (1915 - November 30, 2000) was an author of children's books. She was awarded the Newbery Honor three times, for her books Moccasin Trail (1952), The Golden Goblet (1962) and The Moorchild (1997). McGraw also contributed to the Oz series, writing with her daughter Laurenn Lynn McGraw Merry Go Round in Oz (which is considered one of the "famous forty" Oz books) and The Forbidden Fountain of Oz, and later The Rundlestone of Oz. She has also written the books 'Greensleeves', 'Mara, Daughter of the Nile' and 'Pharoaoh' which are amongst over twenty books that she has written.

She died in Portland, Oregon.

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