Edna Edwards Interviews with Children's Authors and Illustrators 1966-1976

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Edna Edwards Interviews with Children's Authors and Illustrators 1966-1976

This collection consists of textual and audio materials documenting Edna Edwards' interviews with children's literature authors and illustrators. The interviews were conducted in the early 1970s. Some of the interviews were published, while others remain unedited on cassette tape.

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Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999

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Leo Lionni was born May 5, 1910, in Amsterdam, Holland. He came to the United States in 1939 and became a naturalized citizen in 1945. He attended schools in Holland, Belgium, the United States, Italy, and Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Genoa in 1935.His career as a free-lance writer, designer, and painter lasted from 1930-39. He held positions as art director or design director for several companies from 1939-62. He was head of the graphics design department ...

Keats, Ezra Jack, 1916-1983

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American illustrator and author of children's books; won the Caldecott Medal in 1963 for The snowy day (1962). From the description of Papers, 1962-1980 (bulk 1963-1964). (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444233 From the description of Our rice village in Cambodia : production material, ca. 1963. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451779 From the description of Zoo, where are you? : production material. (Univers...

Sendak, Maurice

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L'Engle, Madeleine

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Peet, Bill

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American author and illustrator of children's books; Caldecott Honor for Bill Peet: An Autobiography in 1990. From the description of The Whingdingdilly : production material, [1970?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451436 From the description of Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent : production material, [1975?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494568 From the description of The spooky tail of Prewitt peacock...

Farmer, Penelope, 1939-

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Norton, Mary

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De Jong, Meindert, 1906-1991

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Netherlands-born, American author of children's books. From the description of Far out the long canal : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62423211 From the description of Hurry home, Candy : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62435755 From the description of The wheel on the school : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62435757 ...

Wildsmith, Brian.

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Alexander, Lloyd

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Lloyd Alexander (1924-2007) was a children's book author from Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. Lloyd Chudley Alexander was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 30, 1924. He spent his childhood in the nearby suburb of Drexel Hill and lived there most of his life. Alexander graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1940. His parents would not allow him to be a writer, so he worked for a local bank in Philadelphia. Once he had saved some money, he quit and went to a loc...

Konigsburg, E. L., 1930-2013

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E. L. Konigsburg (b. Elaine Lobl, February 10, 1930–d. April 19, 2013) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books and young adult fiction. She is one of six writers to win two Newbery Medals. Her works include Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth (1967), From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1967), The View from Saturday (1997)....

Edwards, Edna

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Biography / Administrative History Edna Edwards grew up in Kentucky and went to school in Tennessee at Carson-Newman College. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1951. She worked as a librarian for Kenwick Elementary School in Fayette County, Kentucky. She received her masters degree in education from UCLA in 1961. Beginning in 1961, Edwards worked as a librarian for Horace Mann Elementary School in Beverly Hills, California. She...

Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990

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Roald Dahl (b. September 13, 1916, Cardiff, Wales – d. November 23, 1990, Oxford, England) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II as a fighter pilor and intelligence officer. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults.Welsh short story writer and children's author. From the description of Papers of Roald Dahl [manuscript], 1980...

Bawden, Nina, 1925-2012

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Sayers, Frances Clarke, 1897-1989

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Sayers was born on Sept. 4, 1897 in Topeka, KS; attended Univ. of TX and Carnegie Institute of Technology; asst. in children's room (1918-23) and superintendent of work with children (1941-52), New York Public Library; lecturer on children's literature, 1954-65, UCLA; won Joseph W. Lippincott Award for distinguished service in the profession of librarianship, 1965 and Clarence Day Award, 1966 for Summoned by books : essays and speeches (ed. by Marjeanne Blinn, 1965); other publications include B...

Livingston, Myra Cohn

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American author, anthologist, and critic of children's literature. From the description of Monkey puzzle and other poems : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62685273 American author, anthologist, and critic of children's poetry; Kerlan Award winner, 1994. From the description of Papers, 1946-1993. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62436249 American author, anthologist, and critic of...

Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010

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After working as a magician and journalist, Albert Sidney Fleischman began writing successful adult novels and screenplays before trying children's and young adult fiction. His best known character is probably the Iowa farmer, McBroom, but Fleischman received the 1987 Newbery for "The Whipping Boy," a tale of mistaken identity, adventure and friendship among boys. From the description of Humbug Mountain : production material, 1978. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat rec...

Center for Cassette Studies

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