Margaret Vandercook (1877 - 1958) - Author Collection
Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook was an American writer of children's literature. She did not become a professional writer until after her husband's death in 1908, but has since been described at the queen of Camp Fire writers, writing 21 Camp Fire novels under her own name as well as the pseudonym "Margaret Love Sanderson." The pseudonym of Margaret Love Sanderson was also used by Emma Keats Speed Sampson, author of the Miss Minerva books. In addition to the Camp Fire Girls series, Margaret is also known for her other girls series books which include the Ranch Girls series, Red Cross Girls series, and Girl Scouts series.