E.L. Konigsburg, an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books, has died. She was 83.

She won the John Newbery Medal in 1997 for her book “The View from Saturday” and in 1968 for “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.” The Newbery is one of the top honors for children’s literature. Her family says she wrote 16 children’s novels and illustrated 3 picture books.

Ingrid Bergman starred as Mrs. Frankenweiler in a 1973 film adaptation of Konigsburg’s book called “The Hideaways.”

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