She started to write stories in English for children's publications, such as Chicks' Own , Bubbles and Fairyland Tales , before she turned to writing in Welsh . Between 1939 and 1949 , she won many prizes in the National Eisteddfod for novels and stories and short plays for children: she contributed often to Tywysydd y Plant , Trysorfa'r Plant , Y Winllan , Cymru'r Plant , Yr Athro , and especially to the comic Hwyl . She wrote many scripts for the B.B.C. 's programmes for children, and short plays for the children of Soar Independent chapel , Nefyn . In addition to Pwt a Moi ( 1953 ), Onesimus ( 1947 ), and three other books of short plays published in 1947 , she published seven novels or historical stories for children — Plant y Mynachdy ( 1939 ) — (her own favourite), Luned Bengoch ( 1946 ), Y Cwlwm Cêl ( 1947 ), Y Dryslwyn ( 1947 ), Esyllt ( 1951 ), Lois ( 1955 ), and ‘ Lowri ’ in Storïau Ias a Chyffro ( 1951 ). Every one of these, with the exception of Y Dryslwyn , is set in Nefyn , and together they ensure for their author a place in the front rank of authors of books in Welsh for children .
She d. on 9 June 1966 , and was cremated in the crematorium in Colwyn Bay , where her ashes lie.
Bedwyr Lewis Jones (1933-92), Bangor
Published date: 2001