100 Most Popular Children's Authors: Biographical Sketches by Sharron L. McElmeel

By Sharron L. McElmeel

Scholars can examine extra approximately their favourite authors and locate lots of studying fabrics they're going to take pleasure in with this cheap biographical paintings and ready-reference. that includes a hundred liked and celebrated kid's booklet authors, McElmeel bargains enticing biographical sketches, photographs, and chosen bibliographies and lists of comparable details resources. 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 substitute to multivolume guides, this ebook is a brilliant assortment improvement instrument and source for writer reviews. scholars will take pleasure in utilizing it for his or her studies and examine papers.

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The obscure European grand duchy is threatened with annexation by a neighboring kingdom. The Jedera Adventure (Dutton, 1989). Vesper and her guardians face danger, in the remote country of Jedera, when they attempt to return a valuable book borrowed years ago by Vesper's father. The Philadelphia Adventure (Dutton, 1990).  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.

His family hung several of his paintings and drawings in the home.  The family went to the library every Friday afternoon.  Several of Adler's Picture Book Biographies are available in Spanish.  Adler became lost while traveling in Yugoslavia and had a strange experience that, many years later, became the basis for a title in the Cam Jansen series, Cam Jansen and the Mystery of Flight 54 (Viking, 1989).  When he visits schools he often takes huge reproductions of some of the beginning pages of a book, pages at various stages of his revisions, so that he can share the revision process.

In addition to his popular mystery/adventure series, Adler is well known for his Picture Book Biography series and has written several focusing on traditions and holidays in Jewish culture. Puzzles, rebuses, and riddles are also popular subjects for Adler's writings. " His family hung several of his paintings and drawings in the home.  The family went to the library every Friday afternoon.  Several of Adler's Picture Book Biographies are available in Spanish.  Adler became lost while traveling in Yugoslavia and had a strange experience that, many years later, became the basis for a title in the Cam Jansen series, Cam Jansen and the Mystery of Flight 54 (Viking, 1989).

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