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Kathleen Hale (24 May 1898, Lancashire—26 January 2000, Bristol) was a British artist, illustrator, and children's author. She is best remembered for her series of books about Orlando the Marmalade Cat.

Kathleen Hale was born in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire and was brought up in a suburb of Manchester. Her childhood was far from idyllic: her father died when she was very young and she was forced to endure long periods of separation from her mother. This, along with the frustrations of an unexpressed artistic talent, produced a rebellious reaction in the young girl's naturally ebullient nature. However, her talent as an artist was recognised at school by a sympathetic headmistress at Manchester High School for Girls and she went on to attend art courses in Manchester and at the University College, Reading.

In 1917, Kathleen moved to London to make a life for herself as an artist. She worked for some time as Augustus John's secretary whilst developing a wide circle of friends in the artistic community, such as Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. During the 1920s she earned a living as an illustrator, accepting commissions for book jackets as well as selling her own drawings.

She married Douglas McClean, a young doctor working in medical research. They settled in Hertfordshire where they could bring up their two young sons and entertain their friends. She created Orlando and his world to entertain her children at bedtime. Orlando The Marmalade Cat 'with eyes like twin gooseberries' was one of the classic children's book characters of the 1940s and 1950s. The stories are known for their quirky wit and extravagant illustrations. They combine adventure with friendship and family life. As the creator of Orlando, Kathleen was awarded the OBE in 1976.

Kathleen Hale died on 26 January 2000 at 101 years of age.
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Total Books: 38
Nothing Bad Is Going to Happen
2016 - Nothing Bad Is Going to Happen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062211217
ISBN-10: 0062211218
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Administering Elections How American Elections Work
2015 - Administering Elections How American Elections Work [Elections, Voting, Technology] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781137400413
ISBN-10: 1137400412
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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No One Else Can Have You
2015 - No One Else Can Have You [No One Else Can Have You, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062211200
ISBN-10: 006221120X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Introduction to Applied Research in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
How Information Matters Networks and Public Policy Innovation
2011 - How Information Matters Networks and Public Policy Innovation [Public Management and Change Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781589017009
ISBN-10: 1589017005
Genre: Nonfiction
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Orlando Buys a Farm
2005 - Orlando Buys a Farm [The Marmalade Cat Buys a Farm] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780723236498
ISBN-10: 0723236496
Genre: Children's Books
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Orlando Keeps a Dog
2005 - Orlando Keeps a Dog [Orlando the Marmalade Cat] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780723236504
ISBN-10: 072323650X
Genre: Children's Books
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Orlando the Marmalade Cat A Seaside Holiday  A Seaside Holiday
2005 - Orlando the Marmalade Cat a Seaside Holiday a Seaside Holiday (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780723236511
ISBN-10: 0723236518
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Orlando's Camping Holiday
2003 - Orlando's Camping Holiday [Orlando the Marmalade Cat] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780723236481
ISBN-10: 0723236488
Genre: Children's Books
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A Slender Reputation
1999 - A Slender Reputation [Warne Orlando Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780723237976
ISBN-10: 0723237972
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Orlando and the Three Graces
1999 - Orlando and the Three Graces [Warne Orlando Books] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780723240037
ISBN-10: 0723240035
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1998 - Slender Reputation [Warne Orlando Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
Orlando  His Silver Wedding
1994 - Orlando His Silver Wedding [the Marmalade Cat - Orlando the Marmalade Cat] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780723241195
ISBN-10: 0723241198
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1992 - Orlando's Home Life [Orlando the Marmalade Cat] (Hardcover)Paperback
Orlando  Camping Holiday
1992 - Orlando Camping Holiday [the Marmalade Cat - Picture Puffin] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140543049
ISBN-10: 014054304X
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Orlando's Evening Out
1992 - Orlando's Evening Out [Warne Orlando Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780723236528
ISBN-10: 0723236526
Genre: Children's Books
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Orlando  Keeps a Dog
1972 - Orlando Keeps a Dog [the Marmalade Cat - Piccolo Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330234405
ISBN-10: 0330234404
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Orlando  Buys a Cottage
1972 - Orlando Buys a Cottage [the Marmalade Cat - Piccolo Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330232814
ISBN-10: 0330232819
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Henrietta the Faithful Hen
Henrietta the Faithful Hen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780048230737
ISBN-10: 0048230731
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Henrietta's magic egg
Henrietta's Magic Egg (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780048231079
ISBN-10: 004823107X
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Orlando  and the Water Cats
Orlando and the Water Cats [the Marmalade Cat] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780224006620
ISBN-10: 0224006622
Genre: Children's Books
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Orlando  Seaside Holiday
Orlando Seaside Holiday [the Marmalade Cat - Picture Story Books] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780416866506
ISBN-10: 0416866506
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Orlando the Judge
Orlando the Judge (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780719505911
ISBN-10: 0719505917
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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