Veteran children’s book writer Sybil Wettasinghe passes away

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Veteran children’s book writer and illustrator Sybil Wettasinghe has passed away at the age of 93.

She had been receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo for about four days and passed away last night at around 11 pm, family members said.

During her career, Mrs. Wettasinghe has won much international acclaim and her children’s books have been translated into several languages.

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