Blishen, Edward, ed. The Thorny Paradise: Writers Writing for Children. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1975. Features Gardam.
Harper, Graeme. “Jane Gardam.” In British Novelists Since 1960, Fourth Series, edited by Merritt Moseley. Vol. 231 in Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit: Gale Group, 2000. A solid general overview of Gardam’s life and writing.
Pendergast, Tom, and Sara Pendergast, eds. St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers. 2d ed. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. Includes an entry on Gardam.
Wilson, A. N. “Small Voice, Huge Talent.” The Spectator 282, no. 8915 (June 19, 1999): 46. An appreciative look at Gardam’s writing and importance as a modern English novelist.