We are saddened to report that Louise Rennison, has passed away overnight, aged in her sixties.
Her publisher Harper Collins confirmed the news of her death.
"It is with huge sadness that we can confirm the death of our much loved author and friend, Louise Rennison."
Rennison was the author of the popular Georgia Nicolson series, in which 14 year old Georgia lives with her annoying parents.
Authors Patrick Ness & Holly Smale were among the people paying tribute over twitter.
Shocked at the death of Louise Rennison. Kids just laugh and laugh and laugh at her books, which is the best sort of miracle. RIP.
— Patrick Ness (@Patrick_Ness) February 29, 2016
So, so sad to hear about Louise Rennison. Such a wonderful, talented and funny writer. Love to her family. 💔 pic.twitter.com/OlReUhgfCi
— Holly Smale (@HolSmale) February 29, 2016
Rennison's talent and unique voice will be sorely missed. May she rest in peace.