By Sharron L. McElmeel
Scholars can research extra approximately their favourite authors and locate lots of analyzing fabrics they will get pleasure from with this reasonable biographical paintings and ready-reference. that includes a hundred cherished and celebrated kid's e-book authors, McElmeel deals attractive biographical sketches, pictures, and chosen bibliographies and lists of comparable 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 cheap replacement to multivolume guides, this ebook is a brilliant assortment improvement instrument and source for writer reports. scholars will get pleasure from utilizing it for his or her reviews and learn papers.
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His evil schemes plunge all of them into danger in the wild Pennsylvania countryside. (Dutton, 1992). After going to a fortuneteller, a carpenter in the West African country of Cameroon finds that the predictions are coming true in unusual ways. (Dutton, 1995). His hopes of bettering his fortunes are dashed. The Arkadians (Dutton, 1995). An honest young man joins together with a poetturnedjackass and a young girl with mystical powers in an attempt to escape the wrath of a king and the wicked soothsayers.
Ocax. Poppy and Rye (Avon, 1998). In this tale, the home of a family of golden mice is threatened by beavers. Page 20 Fantasy Bright Shadow (Bradbury, 1985; Aladdin, 1994). How will she use the wishes? Perloo the Bold (Scholastic, 1998). Perloo finds himself in danger when Jolaine dies and her evil son attempts to seize control. Tom, Babbette & Simon (Macmillan, 1995). Three fantasy tales filled with magic and transformation. Ghost Stories Devil's Race (Lippincott, 1984). Tom's namesake was the personification of evil, and now he wishes to invade the current century, come back to life, and take over the body of today's Tom, an unusually nice teenager.
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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