L. M. Montgomery

Lucy Maud (L. M.) Montgomery (November 30, 1874-April 24, 1942) was a Canadian writer best known for her novel, Anne of Green Gables (1908). An instant success, the book gave Montgomery international acclaim and she went on to publish a series of sequels with Anne as the main character. She published 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. Montgomery was given the Order of the British Empire in 1935.