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By Sharron L. McElmeel

ISBN-10: 1563086468

ISBN-13: 9781563086465

Scholars can research extra approximately their favourite authors and locate lots of studying fabrics they will get pleasure from with this reasonable biographical paintings and ready-reference. that includes a hundred liked and celebrated kid's ebook authors, McElmeel deals attractive biographical sketches, photographs, and chosen bibliographies and lists of similar details assets. integrated are such long-time luminaries as Beverly Cleary and Marguerite Henry in addition to many new rising writers. McElmeel's concentration is on modern authors and people whose works are nonetheless in print. A extra present and reasonable replacement to multivolume guides, this publication is a smart assortment improvement software and source for writer reviews. scholars will take pleasure in utilizing it for his or her reviews and study papers.

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For example, the main character in Champion Towers, Penitence Hervey, tells her own story.  And if the Oxford English Dictionary listed the word as late as 1665, the word stayed.

I (September 1997): 62­64.  Avi (Learning Works, 1996).  By the 1880s he was writing novels.  Due to his success as a literary writer Barrie left journalism and devoted himself to plays and novels.  The play is the best­known version of the story.  Two years later several more chapters were adapted into a second play, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, and in 1911 Barrie penned a narrative form of the play as Peter Pan and Wendy.  Scott Gustafson illustrated the latest complete and unabridged version of the story, published by Viking in 1991.

The late Evaline Ness illustrated each of the picture books.  The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian (Dutton, 1970) earned Alexander his second major award, the 1971 National Book Award. The Chronicles ended with The High King, but in 1973 Alexander collected six short stories, The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain (Holt, 1973; Puffin, 1996), dealing with events that preceded the birth of Taran, a key figure in the author's five works on the Kingdom of Prydain.  The Beggar Queen (Dutton, 1984) details the efforts of the king's uncle who plots to overthrow the new government of Westmark and bring an end to the reforms instituted by Mickle, now Queen Augusta, Theo, and their companions.

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