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Author Stabler, David, author.
Title Kid authors : true tales of childhood from famous writers / stories by David Stabler ; illustrations by Doogie Horner.
Pub Info Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2017]
book jacket
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 809 STA     AVAILABLE
Descript 199 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 1020L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.4 4 4 194646
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-193) and index.
Summary Presents stories featuring authors when they were children, including Roald Dahl, J.K. Rowling, and Zora Neale Hurston.
Contents Part one: It's not easy being a kid. J.R.R. Tolkien meets a baboon tarantula -- J.K. Rowling, a storybook life -- Edgar Allan Poe, little orphan Edgar -- Sherman Alexie, off the reservation -- Lewis Carroll, one tough nerd -- Laura Ingalls Wilder, heart of a pioneer -- Part two: All in the family. Zora Neale Hurston, jumping at the sun -- Mark Twain, bad boy makes good -- Langston Hughes, history lessons -- Jules Verne, castaway for a day -- Part three: The write stuff. Roald Dahl, the boy who loved candy -- Stan Lee, the incredible reader -- Beverly Cleary, flight of the blackbird -- Lucy Maud Montgomery, the adventures of story girl -- Jeff Kinney, stuck in the middle -- Fun facts about famous authors.
Subject Authors -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Horner, Doogie, illustrator.
Alt Title Authors
ISBN 9781594749872 (hardcover)
1594749876 (hardcover)
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