Kaye Webb

Kaye Webb (26 January 1914 – 16 January 1996) was a British journalist and publisher.

Webb was editor of Puffin Books between 1961 and 1979, and in 1967 founded the Puffin Club, which she ran until 1981. As a journalist she worked on publications including Picture Post, Lilliput and the News Chronicle, and later edited the Young Elizabethan.

Each of her three marriages ended in divorce. Her third marriage (1948–1967) was to Ronald Searle, who was the father of her son and daughter.

Kaye Webb's archive and working library can be found in the Seven Stories centre for children's books collection, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, and can be searched online..

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    English Bob: What I heard was that you fell off your horse, drunk, of course, and that you broke your bloody neck.
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    —David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. English Bob (Richard Harris)