Author(s): Madeleine L'Engle
A New York Times BestsellerA Newbery Medal Award-winnerTime Quintet Series (Book 1)It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger."Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract.A story of adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe who are involved in a search for Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.
Madeleine L'Engle lived in New York and wrote over 60 books for children, including A WRINKLE IN TIME, the first in her Time Quintet series and winner of the highly prestigious Newbury Medal. She died in 2007, aged 88.