Today's children's writers carry dramatic torch
She then goes on to list other recent dramas, albeit "on a less literary note" - The Demon Headmaster and The Queen's Nose.
I thought it would be useful to point out that these very successful series are, in fact, both based on critically acclaimed novels by two of the UK's most successful, award-winning and popular contemporary children's writers, Gillian Cross and Dick King-Smith.
Evidence indeed that the BBC is carrying on the tradition of contemporary book-based drama into the 1990s.
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