Lucy Maud Montgomery short Biography- Class 10

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Short Biography of Lucy Maud Montgomery

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NovelAnne of Green Gables
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Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian novelist. She began writing at the age of nine. She had gained popularity among readers of all ages. ‘On Cape Le Force’, a poem was her first publication. She wrote her most famous novel ‘Anne of Green Gables’ in 1905. She was rejected again and again by the publishers. Finally, it was published in 1908.

Life of Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in 1874. She lost her mother at an early age. Montgomery was married to Reverend Eman Macdonald in 1911. She had three children and one of them died as an infant. She died in 1942 and was buried in the Cavendish cemetery on Prince Edward Island.

Books of Lucy Maud Montgomery

She wrote many well-known books. A few of them are given in the table below. Check them accordingly.

Anne of Green Gables1908
Anne of Avonlea1909
Anne of the island1915
Anne of Windy Poplars1936
Emily of New Moon1923
Rilla of Ingleside1921
Rainbow Valley1919
The Blue Castle1926
The Story Girl1911
Montgomery Books

Some Important Poems of Lucy Montgomery

She wrote many poems too. A few of them are the followings-

  • A Summer Day.
  • A Day Off.
  • Among the Pines.
  • A Request.
  • A Day in the Open.
  • An April Night
  • A Winter Dawn.
  • A Winter Day.


She was made a member of the British Royal Society of Arts in 1923. She was named one of the Twelve Greatest Women in Canada by Toronto Star in 1924. Montgomery was also named to the Order of the British Empire in 1935.

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FAQ on Lucy Maud Montgomery

1. Who is Lucy Maud Montgomery?

Lucy Maud Mongomery was a Canadian authoress best known for her novel Anne of Green Gables

2. What is Lucy Maud Montgomery famous for?

Lucy Maud Montgomery was best known for her novels. Anne-series was her best creation.

3. Why did Lucy Maud Montgomery write Anne of Green Gables?

Anne of Green Gables (1905) was inspired by a story from a newspaper which Montgomery used to read. Popular children’s stories like Alice in Wonderland and Little Women also inspired her to write this novel.

4. How did Lucy Maud Montgomery die?

Lucy Maud Montgomery died of a drug overdose. She died at the age of 67.

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