Granddaughter Charlotte on Meg, Vicky, and why readers respond

Madeleine L'Engle with Charlotte Jones Voiklis

My grandmother, Madeleine L’Engle, wrote the classic A Wrinkle in Time and more than sixty other books. When I talk to her readers, their intensity often surprises me. “Her books saved my life,” or “I’ve read A Wrinkle in Time every year since fifth grade,” or “I wrote to her when my father died and […]

Parent-Child Book Club Guide to A Wrinkle in Time

Sarah Wilson, a reader and mom in Nashville, TN recently told us of her experience reading A Wrinkle in Time with her Parent-Child Book Club. She’s generously allowed us to share her this guide for others who might want to do the same. Thanks, Sarah! “Only a fool is not afraid.” –- Mrs. Whatsit, A […]

Granddaughter Charlotte on Madeleine and Story

“Some of my earliest memories are of resting comfortably on my grandmother’s lap, absorbed in the stories she told. I grew up on those stories — both “made up” stories and “true” stories about family, passed down from her mother and father and grandparents — and now understand that they were my first exposure to […]

Birthday Sweepstakes

In honor of Madeleine’s Birthday on November 29, Macmillan Children’s is offering several chances to win some L’Engle books! Grand Prize is a complete L’Engle Library (of her YA and MG titles), including a slipcovered Time Quintet special edition. Click here to enter!

Granddaughters to write a biography

Madeleine L'Engle with Grandaughters

From Publisher’s Marketplace, November 7, 2016 Children’s: Middle grade L’Engle’s granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Lena Roy’s BECOMING MADELEINE L’ENGLE, a biography of the Newbery Award-winning author of A WRINKLE IN TIME and over 60 other books for children and adults, to Margaret Ferguson at Margaret Ferguson Books, for publication in Winter 2018, by Lisa […]