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R.I.P. Russell Hoban, Author of Over 50 Magical Children's Books, Plus a Post-Apocalyptic Classic

Most authors can only dream of having the kind of imagination that Russell Hoban boasted. He had already written dozens of beloved children's books, including seven books about Frances, a young girl who appears as a badger, before he wrote Riddley Walker, an iconic post-apocalyptic novel. In Riddley Walker, it's 2,000…