Leila Berg (12 November 1917 – 17 April 2012) was an English children's author. She was known also as a journalist and a writer on education and children's rights.
Telegraph 6 May 2012
Leila Berg, who has died aged 94, liberated British children from the dead hand of Janet and John with her Nippers series of reading primers, and was an outspoken champion of comprehensive education.
She lived at 25 South Side Streatham Common.
Leila Berg features on our new urban walk which we have devised with the Streatham Literary festival in association with the Ramblers Association0-further details to follow shortly