Deborah Hautzig

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Deborah Hautzig (born 1956, New York) is the author of several children's books, including the Little Witch series.[1]


She is the daughter of Walter Hautzig and Esther Hautzig, who wrote the book The Endless Steppe. She went to The Chapin School in New York.

In addition to the Little Witch series, Deborah has written several Sesame Street books. She has written versions of children's classics such as The Secret Garden, The Little Mermaid, and The Nutcracker.[2] She has also written two young adult books, Hey Dollface! and Second Star to the Right, which was loosely based on her own battle with anorexia, a battle she did not win until after finishing writing it.[3]


  1. ^ "Deborah Hautzig". 
  2. ^ "Deborah Hautzig". Author's official website. Retrieved 28 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Hautzig, Deborah (June 1998). "Second Star to the Right: Afterword". Author's official website. Retrieved 28 March 2010.