How Valerie Joy Watson Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Valerie Joy Watson reached the impressive age of 83 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous children's author.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Award-winning New Zealand author of fifteen children’s books, many of which were published by Scholastic Corporation. In 2015, her book, Grandpa’s Slippers, was a fiction nomination for the Great Kiwi Classic. She also wrote Grandpa’s Cardigan, Grandpa’s Shorts, Grandpa’s Shed, and Grandpa’s Cat. 

She studied at Waipukurau and St Mary’s College, Wellington. After school, she trained and worked as a dental nurse in the Dannevirke area.

Her husband’s old slippers inspired the book, Grandpa’s Slippers. She also wrote lyrics to school musicals and songs.

She was known as Joy Watson. She was married to pharmacist Kevin Watson and together, they had nine children. Her daughter is writer, singer, and musician Mary-anne Scott.

She was a famous children’s author like Eric Carle.

How did Valerie Joy Watson die?

Information about the death of Valerie Joy Watson
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death83 years
ProfessionChildren's Author
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1938
Death dateOctober 4, 2021
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A